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Introduction: In the United States and elsewhere, recreational water quality is monitored for fecal indicator bacteria to help prevent swimming-associated illnesses. Standard methods to measure these bacteria take at least 24 hours to obtain results. Molecular approaches such as quantitative...

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Wade, T. J.; Sams, E.; Brenner, K. P.; Haugland, R.; Chern, E.; Beach, M.; Wymer, L.; Rankin, C. C.; Love, D.; Li, Q. L.; Noble, R.; Dufour, A. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Environmental Health, 2010, 9, 66, pp (31 October 2010)
Abstract

We constructed a simulation model to compute the incidences of highly credible gastrointestinal illness (HCGI) in recreational bathers at two intermittently contaminated beaches of Orange County, California, USA. Assumptions regarding spatial and temporal bathing patterns were used to determine...

Author(s)
Turbow, D. J.; Osgood, N. D.; Jiang, S. C.
Publisher
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, USA
Citation
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2003, 111, 4, pp 598-603
Abstract

A prospective study of beachgoers at 2 beaches in the Great Lakes region (Lake Michigan in Indiana and Lake Erie in Ohio, USA) was conducted to examine the association between recreational water quality, obtained using rapid methods, and gastrointestinal (GI) illness after swimming. Beachgoers were ...

Author(s)
Wade, T. J.; Calderon, R. L.; Sams, E.; Beach, M.; Brenner, K. P.; Williams, A. H.; Dufour, A. P.
Publisher
Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, USA
Citation
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2006, 114, 1, pp 24-28
Abstract

This article focuses on the public health risk of contracting microbial pathogens from the marine environment during recreational activities, and on the development of sensitive and specific water quality indicators. The lists of historical characteristics of an ideal water quality indicator and of ...

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Griffin, D. W.; Lipp, E. K.; McLaughlin, M. R.; Rose, J. B.
Publisher
American Institute of Biological Sciences, Washington, USA
Citation
BioScience, 2001, 51, 10, pp 817-825

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