Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases
  • Release Date : 08 November 2013
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 696 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124159761
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Download or read book entitled Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases by author: Steven L. Percival which was release on 08 November 2013 and published by Academic Press with total page 696 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The second edition of Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases describes the diseases associated with water, their causative agents and the ways in which they gain access to water systems. The book is divided into sections covering bacteria, protozoa, and viruses. Other sections detail methods for detecting and identifying waterborne microorganisms, and the ways in which they are removed from water, including chlorine, ozone, and ultraviolet disinfection. The second edition of this handbook has been updated with information on biofilms and antimicrobial resistance. The impact of global warming and climate change phenomena on waterborne illnesses are also discussed. This book serves as an indispensable reference for public health microbiologists, water utility scientists, research water pollution microbiologists environmental health officers, consultants in communicable disease control and microbial water pollution students. Focuses on the microorganisms of most significance to public health, including E. coli, cryptosporidium, and enterovirus Highlights the basic microbiology, clinical features, survival in the environment, and gives a risk assessment for each pathogen Contains new material on antimicrobial resistance and biofilms Covers drinking water and both marine and freshwater recreational bathing waters

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Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Nature
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