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SPEC05 Microbiological Quality of Water

SPEC05 Microbiological Quality of Water
The Microbiological Quality of Water
Author: edited by D.W. Sutcliffe
Published By: FBA, 1997
Format: Softcover, size 245 x 170 mm, 144 pages
ISBN: 978-0900386-57-2

Invited papers from a specialised conference held in London on 12-13 December 1995 by the FBA and the IWSA. The conference programme combined a balance between theory and its application to management.


The microbiological quality of water: the nature of the problem (J.G. Jones)

The impact of molecular biology on assessment of water quality: advantages and limitations (J.R. Saunders & V.A. Saunders)

Cultural methods of detection for microorganisms: recent advances and successes (J. Watkins & X. Jian)

Detection of specific bacteria in water: implications of survival strategy (R.W. Pickup & G. Rhodes)

The health significance of heterotrophic bacteria in drinking water (N. Lightfoot)

Viruses and drinking water (R.Y. Cartwright)

Production of positive controls for calcivirus-specific PCR using recombinant baculovirus technology (S.A. Butcher & S.E. Gould)

Persistance of viable but non-culturable bacteria during the production and distribution of drinking water (P. Cervantes, V. Mennecart, C. Robert, M.R. de Roubin & J.C. Joret)

Biodiversity in drinking water distribution systems: a brief review (J.C. Block, I. Sibille, D. Gatel, D.J. Reasoner, B. Lykins & R.M. Clark)

Tastes and odours in potable water: perception versus reality (M.G. Kelly & J.R. Pomfret)

Recent progress in the identification and determination of freshwater phytoplankton in the natural environment (C. Wilhelm & C. Lohmann)

Immunodetection of planktonic algae (J.A. Taylor)

The diversity and ecological role of protozoa in fresh waters (B.J. Finlay) Detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water and environmental concentrates (H.V. Smith)

"Point of view". Cryptosporidiosis: a waterborne disease (K. Miller)