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The sanitary qualities of swimming pool water of public places in Zhongshan city, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China and the prevention of the outbreak of infectious diseases were studied. The aerobic bacterial count, coliform bacterial, pH value, turbidity, urea, and dissociate chlorine of public...

Author(s)
Yuan ZhanHong; Ma XiuYing; Yu KunYing; Liu QiMing; Ding LiYan; Ouyang PeiPei
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen Medical Science of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine (Guangzhou), 2009, 9, 6, pp 694-696
Abstract

Bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents is increasing. Complex resistant mechanisms have resulted in a wide spectrum of species and strains with multidrug-resistant patterns. In addition to the production of extended-spectrum-β-lactamases (ESBLs), Gram-negative rods have acquired the capacity...

Author(s)
El-Herte, R. I.; Kanj, S. S.; Matar, G. M.; Araj, G. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2012, 5, 3, pp 233-243
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

In the bid to boost the tourism industry, West Akyem Municipal Assembly identified Lake Ahor, a manmade lake as a potential tourism site in the municipality. However, the quality of the water is not known hence the assessment of the physical, chemical and bacteriological characteristics of the...

Author(s)
Amfo-Otu, R.; Wiafe, E. D.; Kocke, B. B.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2011, 5, 12, pp 1093-1099
Abstract

Bacterial enteropathogens acquired from contaminated food are the principal causes of travelers' diarrhea (TD). We evaluated desserts obtained from popular restaurants in the tourist city of Guadalajara, Mexico, and Houston, Texas, to determine coliform and Escherichia coli contamination levels and ...

Author(s)
Vigil, K. J.; Jiang, Z. D.; Chen, J. J.; Palumbo, K. L.; Galbadage, T.; Brown, E. L.; Yiang, J.; Koo, H. M.; DuPont, M. W.; Ericsson, C.; Adachi, J. A.; DuPont, H. L.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2009, 80, 4, pp 606-608
Abstract

Safe water quality criteria on the load and types of microbial populations are important for human use from fishery, tourism and navigational viewpoints. To understand the variations in sewage pollution indicator and certain human pathogenic bacteria, data collected from various locations along...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, V.; Ramaiah, N.; Kakti, S.; Samant, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Indicators, 2011, 11, 2, pp 318-327
Abstract

An investigation was conducted to determine hepatitis A virus (HAV) and norovirus (NV) presence in marine recreational waters (MRWs) from two Mexican tourists beaches (Altata and Mazatlan), located at the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Also, Binary Logistic Regression (BLR) analyses were...

Author(s)
León Félix, J.; Cháidez Fernandez, Y.; Velarde-Félix, J. S.; Valdez Torres, B.; Cháidez, C.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, Colchester, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Health, 2010, 8, 2, pp 269-278
Abstract

A study of the water quality of the Potrero de los Funes River (San Luis - Argentina) was carried out in order to evaluate the possible effect of the anthropogenic activities on the river developed in the homonymous town. Samples were collected during the period March 2000-November 2005 at three...

Author(s)
Almeida, C. A.; Quintar, S.; González, P.; Mallea, M. A.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2007, 133, 1/3, pp 459-465
Abstract

Mean concentrations of coliform bacteria in streambed sediments in a subtropical rain forest conservation reserve in Queensland, Australia, undisturbed except by tourists walking, camping and swimming, were approximately 0.5 × 106 cfu/100 ml during the dry season and 1.2 × 106 cfu/100 ml during the ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Clough, E.; Warnken, W.; Wild, C.
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 1998, 32, 6, pp 1852-1856
Abstract

Low-strength saline wastewater may be generated by tourist facilities, industries and communities located in coastal areas. Sea salts, mostly chlorides, when present in wastewaters at high concentrations, can cause inhibition on biological treatment processes. In this study, a laboratory down-flow...

Author(s)
Rovirosa, N.; Sánchez, E.; Cruz, M.; Veiga, M. C.; Borja, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Bioresource Technology, 2004, 94, 2, pp 119-127

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