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RECORD NUMBER: 16 OF 68
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|Main Title||Detection and Significance of Pathogens in Sludge.|
|Author||Venosa, A. D. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.|
|Additional Subjects||Sewage sludge ; Pathogens ; Bacteria ; Fungi ; Health hazards ; Infectivity ; Sterilization ; Reviews ; Occurrence ; Distribution ; Density ; Detection ;|
The paper is a brief literature review of the occurrence, distribution, and densities of bacterial indicators in raw and treated sludges. It discusses detection methodology and points out the serious needs for improvement in such methodology. It also briefly addresses the public health significance of numbers reported in the literature vis-a-vis the methods used to detect the organisms.