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Main Title Method for Concentrating Viruses Recovered from Sewage Sludges.
Author Berg, Gerald ; Berman, Donald ; Safferman, Robert S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring and Support Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-600/J-82-228;
Stock Number PB83-117028
Additional Subjects Sludge ; Viruses ; Enteroviruses ; Methodology ; Reprints ; Sewage sludge ; Reconcentration procedure ; Katzenelson procedure ; Organic flocculation procedure
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB83-117028 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 6p
Abstract Buffered 10% beef extract eluates of primary, activated, and anaerobic mesophilically digested sludges were concentrated 20-fold by the Katzenelson organic flocculation procedure after diluting the beef extract in the eluates to a final concentration of 3%. The weighted mean recovery of virions from the concentrates was approximately 58% of the numbers present in the unconcentrated buffered 10% beef extract eluates. Flocculation of eluates that contained buffered 10% beef extract at times produced poor flocs. Application of the Katzenelson procedure to the diluted buffered 10% beef extract procedure for recovering virions from sludges permits an economy in the numbers of cell cultures required for assays of virions in beef extract eluates that is necessary in most laboratories.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Canadian Jnl. of Microbiology 28(5), p553-556 1982.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: A Method for Concentrating Viruses Recovered from Sewage Sludges.
PUB Date Free Form 1982
Category Codes 6M; 6F; 57K; 68C
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/06
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 303626084
Origin NTIS
Type CAT