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Main Title Basic microbiology for drinking water /
Author Hill, Dennis,
Publisher American Water Works Association,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 857234442
ISBN 9781583219812; 1583219811
Subjects Drinking water--Microbiology. ; Drinking water--Purification.
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1403/2013034878-d.html
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ELBM  TD384.H56 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/21/2015
Edition Third edition.
Collation xiii, 125 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Chapter 1. Introduction -- Building a progressive microbiology laboratory Disease transmission -- Immunology -- Microbial environmental diversity -- Organization of the book -- Chapter 2. Bacteria -- Bacterial metabolism -- Bacterial toxins -- Bacteria of interest to the water industry -- Gram Negative -- Escherichia coli -- Shigella -- Salmonella -- Aeromonas and plesiomonas -- Vibrio cholerae -- Campylobacter -- Helicobacter pylori -- Yersinia entercolitica -- Legionella pneumophila -- Pseudomonas aeruginosa -- Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Gram positive -- Staphylococcus species -- Streptococcus species -- Enterococcus faecalis -- Clostridium perfringens -- Bacillus species -- B. cereus and other bacillus species -- Nuisance bacteria -- Actinomycetes -- Iron bacteria -- Sulfur bacteria -- Nitrifying bacteria -- Denitrifying bacteria -- Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) -- Chapter 3. Viruses, protists, and other organisms -- Viruses -- Hepatitis a virus -- Enteroviruses (Poliovirus, Coxsackievirus, Echovirus, and others) -- Gastroenteritis viruses -- Protists -- Protozoan-like protists -- Paramecium -- Giardia lamblia -- Cryptosporidium parvum -- Cyclospora cayetanensis -- Microsporidia group -- Amoeba -- Algal-like protists -- Multicellular organisms -- Chapter 4. Laboratory methods for isolation and detection of pathogens -- Sampling -- Advancing Your Lab for Proactive Water Treatment -- Microbiological Methods -- Conventional testing methods -- Heterotrophic plate count -- MMO-MUG media -- Membrane filtration -- Media summary -- Proper incubation time -- Specific coliform detection media -- Membrane filter integrity study -- Cost study: Membrane filtration and MMO-MUG media -- Testing for protozoa -- Testing for viruses -- Coliphages -- Methods of testing for other organisms -- Advances in molecular biology -- Light microscopy -- Kohler illumination -- Aerobic endospore method -- Well slide and glycerol phytoplankton method -- Measurements and data accuracy -- Chapter 5. Chemistry of microbiology and water treatment -- Inorganic chemistry -- Periodic table of the elements -- Chemical compounds -- Chemical formulas and notation -- Acids and bases -- Organic chemistry -- The nitrogen cycle -- Microbiology in water treatment -- Softening -- Disinfection -- Appendix A: Scientific nomenclature, scientific notation, and units of measure -- Appendix B: Preparation of new water mains for service.