Waterborne Pathogens, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444595465
  • ISBN-13: 9780444595461
  • DDC: 628.161
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book gives an overview of advanced emerging technologies for the detection of a range of waterborne pathogens. The book will present existing methodology and highlight where improvements can be made, as well as have a strong focus on applications and the ways in which new technology could be applied in water management. Additionally, it addresses issues of sample preparation (from sampling to concentration and enrichment), a key stage in any detection protocol.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Overview and Background.
3: Overview of Waterborne Pathogens.
4: Existing Methods of Waterborne Pathogen Detection.
5: Sample Processing.
6: Sample Processing.
7: Detection.
8: Optical Detection Technologies for Waterborne Pathogens.
9: Electrochemical Detection.
10: Biosensors for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens.
11: Molecular Methods for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens.
12: Nanotechnology for Detection of Waterborne Pathogens.
13: Miniaturized Detection Systems.
14: Applications and Evaluation.
15: Applications of Emerging Technologies in the Drinking Water Sector.
16: Conclusions.