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Title Microbiology of waterborne diseases : microbiological aspects and risks / Steven L. Percival, Marylynn V. Yates, David W. Williams, Rachel M. Chalmers, Nicholas F. Gray
Edition Second edition
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 695 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents PART ONE: INTRODUCTION -- 1. Pathogens in Water and Biofilms / Andreas Nocker, Mark Burr, Anne Camper -- PART TWO: BACTERIOLOGY -- 2. Acinetobacter / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 3. Aeromonas / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 4. Campylobacter / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 5. Cyanobacteria / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 6. Escherichia coli / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 7. Helicobacter pylori / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 8. Legionella / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 9. Mycobacterium / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 10. Salmonella / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 11. Shigella / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 12. Vibrio / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- 13. Yersinia / Steven L. Percival, David W. Williams -- PART THREE: PROTOZOA -- 14. Acanthamoeba / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 15. Balantidium coli / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 16. Cryptosporidium / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 17. Cyclospora / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 18. Entamoeba histolytica / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 19. Giardia duodenalis / Lucy J. Robertson -- 20. Naegleria / Rachel M. Chalmers -- 21. Toxoplasma gondii / Frank Katzer, Alison Burrells, Marieke Opsteegh -- PART FOUR: VIRUSES -- 22. Methods for the Detection of Waterborne Virus / Steven L. Percival and Peter Wyn-Jones -- 23. Adenovirus / Marylynn V. Yates -- 24. Astroviruses / Marylynn V. Yates -- 25. Enterovirus / Marylynn V. Yates -- 26. Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) / Marylynn V. Yates -- 27. Norovirus / Marylynn V. Yates -- 28. Rotavirus / Marylynn V. Yates -- 29. Emerging Viruses / Marylynn V. Yates -- PART FIVE: CONTROL -- 30. Pathogen Control in Drinking Water / Nicholas F. Gray -- 31. Free and Combined Chlorine / Nicholas F. Gray -- 32. Chlorine Dioxide / Nicholas F. Gray -- 33. Ozone Disinfection / Nicholas F. Gray -- 34. Ultraviolet Disinfection / Nicholas F. Gray -- 35. Filtration Methods / Nicholas F. Gray -- PART SIX: GLOBAL WARMING -- 36. The Implications of Global Warming and Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases / Nicholas F. Gray
Summary 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
Notes Previous edition published in 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost eBook Collection, viewed June 13, 2014)
Subject Medical microbiology.
Pathogenic microorganisms.
Water-supply -- Health aspects.
Waterborne infection -- Epidemiology.
Communicable Diseases -- etiology.
Water Microbiology.
Water -- parasitology.
Form Electronic book
Author Chalmers, Rachel, author
Gray, N. F., author
Percival, Steven L., author
Williams, David W. (Microbiologist), author
Yates, M. V. (Marylynn V.), author
ISBN 0124158463
0124159761 (electronic bk.)
1306133122 (electronic bk.)
9780124159761 (electronic bk.)
9781306133128 (electronic bk.)