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Main Title Waterborne Disease Outbreaks in Individual Water Systems in the United States, 1920-80.
Author Craun, G. F. ; Waltrip, S. C. ; Hammonds, A. F. ;
CORP Author Health Effects Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA/600/D-84/279;
Stock Number PB85-128171
Additional Subjects Diseases ; United States ; Etiology ; Contamination ; Mortality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Pathogens ; Streptococcus typhi
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-128171 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 28p
Abstract An analysis of the etiologies and causes of 302 waterborne outbreaks occurring in individual water systems during 1920-80 showed Streptococcus typhi to be the most commonly identified pathogen and use of contaminated, untreated well water the major cause of these outbreaks. These outbreaks resulted in 6701 illnesses and 224 deaths and occurred primarily during June, July, August, and September.
PUB Date Free Form Nov 84
Category Codes 6E; 6F; 57U; 68D
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/11
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 506013831
Origin NTIS
Type CAT