Microbiology of Waterborne Diseases, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124159761
  • ISBN-13: 9780124159761
  • DDC: 614.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 696 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Pathogens in Water and Biofilms.
3: Bacteriology.
4: Acinetobacter.
5: Aeromonas.
6: Campylobacter.
7: Cyanobacteria.
8: Escherichia coli.
9: Helicobacter pylori.
10: Legionella.
11: Mycobacterium.
12: Salmonella.
13: Shigella.
14: Vibrio.
15: Yersinia.
16: Protozoa.
17: Acanthamoeba.
18: Balantidium coli.
19: Cryptosporidium.
20: Cyclospora cayetanensis.
21: Entamoeba histolytica.
22: Giardia duodenalis.
23: Naegleria.
24: Toxoplasma gondii.
25: Viruses.
26: Methods for the Detection of Waterborne Viruses.
27: Adenovirus.
28: Astroviruses.
29: Enterovirus.
30: Hepatitis a Virus (HAV).
31: Norovirus.
32: Rotavirus.
33: Emerging Viruses.
34: Control.
35: Pathogen Control in Drinking Water.
36: Free and Combined Chlorine.
37: Chlorine Dioxide.
38: Ozone Disinfection.
39: Ultraviolet Disinfection.
40: Filtration Methods.
41: Global Warming.
42: The Implications of Global Warming and Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases.