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Current World Health Organisation figures estimate that ∼2.5 million deaths per year result from recreational contact with contaminated water sources. Concerns about quantitative risk assessments of waterways using faecal indicator organisms (FIOs) as surrogates to infer pathogenic risk currently...

Author(s)
Henry, R.; Schang, C.; Kolotelo, P.; Coleman, R.; Rooney, G.; Schmidt, J.; Deletic, A.; McCarthy, D. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2016, 174, pp 18-26
Abstract

We used site-specific quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) to assess the probability of adenovirus illness for three groups of swimmers: adults with primary contact, children with primary contact, and secondary contact regardless of age. Human enteroviruses and adenoviruses were monitored...

Author(s)
Kundu, A.; McBride, G.; Wuertz, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2013, 47, 16, pp 6309-6325
Abstract

Human adenoviruses (HAdV) may be implicated in some disease outbreaks associated with recreational water exposures, typically in swimming pools. Modern molecular methods can be used to detect HAdV in environmental water samples. During the EU FP6 Project VIROBATHE a database of over 290 HAdV...

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Wyer, M. D.; Wyn-Jones, A. P.; Kay, D.; Au-Yeung HoKong [Au-Yeung, H. K. C. ]; Gironés, R.; López-Pila, J.; Husman, A. M. de R.; Rutjes, S.; Schneider, O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 2012, 46, 13, pp 4130-4141

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