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Fecal contamination of recreational waters with cattle manure can pose a risk to public health due to the potential presence of various zoonotic pathogens. Fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) have a long history of use in the assessment of recreational water quality, but FIB quantification provides no...

Author(s)
Korajkic, A.; McMinn, B. R.; Ashbolt, N. J.; Sivaganesan, M.; Harwood, V. J.; Shanks, O. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 650, Part 1, pp 1292-1302
Abstract

Faecal contamination of estuarine and coastal waters can pose a risk to human health, particularly in areas used for shellfish production or recreation. Routine microbiological water quality testing highlights areas of faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) contamination within the water column, but fails ...

Author(s)
Perkins, T. L.; Clements, K.; Baas, J. H.; Jago, C. F.; Jones, D. L.; Malham, S. K.; McDonald, J. E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 11, pp e112951
Abstract

This study aimed to assess the sanitary quality of water, and wet and dry sand from three beaches located in the South Coast region of São Paulo State, Brazil, selected taking into account the frequency of tourists and the water quality (good, fair and poor). Thirty-six water samples each of wet...

Author(s)
Pinto, K. C.; Hachich, E. M.; Sato, M. I. Z.; Bari, M. di; Coelho, M. C. L. S.; Matté, M. H.; Lamparelli, C. C.; Razzolini, M. T. P.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, London, UK
Citation
Water Science and Technology, 2012, 66, 11, pp 2475-2482
Abstract

Animals, such as birds, are a source of fecal indicator bacteria and pathogens in the environment. Our objective was to determine whether a colony of cliff swallows nesting underneath a bridge would yield a measurable increase in fecal indicator bacteria (specifically Escherichia coli) in the...

Author(s)
Sejkora, P.; Kirisits, M. J.; Barrett, M.
Publisher
American Water Resources Association (AWRA), Middleburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2011, 47, 6, pp 1275-1284

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