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Main Title Adequacy of Disinfection for Control of Newly Recognized Waterborne Pathogens.
Author Hoff, John C. ; Gerldreich, Edwin E. ;
CORP Author Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-600/D-83-001;
Stock Number PB83-152181
Additional Subjects Meetings ; Disinfection ; Bacteria ; Viruses ; Microorganisms ; Water pollution control ; Pathogens ; Campylobacter jejuni ; Yersinia enterocoliticia ; Giardia lamblia ; Hepatitis A virus ; Legionella pneumophila
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB83-152181 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 16p
Abstract Agents recently recognized as causes or potential causes of waterborne outbreaks include pathogenic bacteria (Campylobacter jejuni, Yersinia enterocoliticia), viruses (rotavirus, Norwalk virus and other poorly defined viral agents) and Giardia lamblia, a protozoan agent. Although not a cause of waterborne disease in the classical sense, concern also has been expressed about the relationship of water supplies to the occurrence of legionellosis caused by Legionella pneumophila. New disinfection information on hepatitis A virus (HAV), long established as a cause of waterborne disease, has recently been developed and is included in this report. With the possible exception of Giardia lamblia, waterborne outbreaks caused by these agents seem to occur mainly as a result of deficiencies in treatment, massive contamination of water sources that received inadequate treatment, or contamination after treatment. There is little to indicate that such outbreaks occur in well-operated systems with adequate or conventional treatment.
PUB Date Free Form 1982
Category Codes 6F; 6M; 68D; 57K
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 307821391
Origin NTIS
Type CAT