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Evaluation of bacteroides as indicator bacteria in drinking water

Evaluation of bacteroides as indicator bacteria in drinking water

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Engineering Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous wastes -- United States -- Incineration

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    StatementJames T. Staley ... [et al.]
    ContributionsStaley, James T, Water Engineering Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14891222M

    Recent Developments in Monitoring of Microbiological Indicators of Water Quality Across a Range of Water Types. fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) are used worldwide as indicators of the potential presence of dangerous pathogens that can be found in water used for bathing, drinking and harvesting of seafood. Evaluation of water quality for Cited by: 8. Selection and Application of Microbial Source Tracking Tools for Water-Quality Investigations By Donald M. Stoeckel Chapter 3 of Book 2, Collection of Environmental Data, Section A, Biological Science.

    Bacteroides [bak″tĕ-roi´dēz] a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria. Organisms are part of the normal flora of the oral, respiratory, intestinal, and urogenital cavities of humans and animals; some species are potential pathogens, causing possibly fatal abscesses and bacteremias. Pathogenic species include B. asaccharoly´ticus; B. indicator organisms are present in a water sample, disease-causing bacteria or viruses may also be present.) Years ago, when many U.S. cities and towns were discharging untreated waste into public waters, this assumption was most likely correct. 5 The strains of E. coli discussed in this circular are not.

    Most recently, with the promulgation of the National Interim Primary Drinking Water Regulations in , the total coliform group of bacteria was again selected as the indicator of sanitary significance for evaluating the microbial quality of drinking water (20). Microbial contamination of groundwater represents a significant health risk to resource users. Culture-dependent Bacteroides phage and molecular-dependent Bacteroidales 16S rRNA assays are employed in microbial source tracking (MST) studies globally, however little is known regarding how these important groups relate to each other in the environment and which is more suitable to indicate the Cited by:


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United States Environmental Protection Agency Water Engineering Research Laboratory Cincinnati OH Research and Development EPA//S/ Apr. Project Summary Evaluation of Bacteroides as Indicator Bacteria in Drinking Water James T.

Staley, Thomas T. Moench, N. Robert Ward, and Donald L. Johnstons Research was undertaken to examine the feasibility of using the. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The research project is concerned with the development of more rapid and sensitive procedures to determine the quality of drinking water.

The specific objective of the project was to evaluate the use of a new group of indicator bacteria for assessing fecal contamination of drinking water. The bacteria considered for the study are the human intestinal species of the genus of anaerobic bacteria.

Oct 15,  · Water is essential to life, but many people do not have access to clean and safe drinking water and many die of waterborne bacterial infections. In this review a general characterization of the most important bacterial diseases transmitted through water—cholera, Cited by: The model was used to investigate the survival of Bacteroides in water distribution systems.

The system was spiked with 10 9 Bacteroides and water and biofilm samples were collected five times during the first day. The sample collection continued daily for the first week, and Author: Nathan Dunkin, Absar Alum, Otto Schwake, Kyle Kraft, Morteza Abbaszadegan. Introduction to Faecal Indicator Bacteria and Host-Associated Bacteria.

Faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) are members of the microbial community of the gastrointestinal tract of most animals (including humans), and can be released into the environment in faeces, sewage, sludge, and other types of waste.

Current guidelines in the three water-related areas (drinking water, wastewater and recreational water) assess quality, in microbiological terms, by measuring indicator organisms. This chapter looks at the history and examines some of the methods used to assess the.

Bacteroides spp. have been proposed as indicators of fecal contamination in microbial source tracking (MST) solstemcell.com aim of this study was to develop new qPCR assays that target host‐specific Bacteroidal 16S ribosomal RNA genes, to determine the source of fecal contamination in water.

Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) was used to select for host‐specific bands of Cited by: Application ofBacteroides fragilis phage as an alternative indicator of sewage pollution in Tampa Bay Design and evaluation of Bacteroides DNA probes for the specific detection of human fecal pollution.

Simple concentration method for bacteriophages ofBacteroides fragilis in drinking solstemcell.coml of Virological Methods – Cited by: water Review Current Status of Marker Genes of Bacteroides and Related Taxa for Identifying Sewage Pollution in Environmental Waters Warish Ahmed 1,*, Bridie Hughes 1,2 and Valerie J.

Harwood 3 1 CSIRO Land and Water, Ecosciences Precinct, 41 Boggo Road, Brisbane, QueenslandAustralia; [email protected] The first objective of this study was therefore to investigate the validity of Bacteroides as a fecal indicator for drinking water through laboratory experiments and field studies.

Experiments were performed using a laboratory scale PVC model water distribution system that was spiked with solstemcell.com by: 2. Evaluation of Bacteroides markers for the detection of human faecal pollution Article in Letters in Applied Microbiology 46(2) · February with 76 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Since certain Bacteroides species are only found in feces and are not found in uncontaminated soil, water, food or plants, their presence always indicates fecal pollution. In addition to the inherent differences in the ecology of the above mentioned groups of indicator organisms, there is also the problem using culturable tests.

Monitoring microbial water quality has been conducted for more than a century by measuring indicator bacteria that occupy human intestinal systems, primarily fecal coliforms, Escherichia coli, and some solstemcell.com historical origins and premises for the indicators measured are discussed at length in Chapters 1, 2, and Technological advances described in Chapter 5 provide new.

coli somatic and male specific bacteriophages and Bacteroides fragilis bacteriophages had been surveyed in drinking water for three years. Concurrently, coliforms and fecal coliforms bacteria were also measured. Occasionally several large drinking water volumes were tested for enteric viruses and the above solstemcell.com by: Journal of Virological Methods ELSEVIER Journal of Virological Methods 54 () Simple concentration method for bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis in drinking water Francisco Lucena, Maite Muniesa, Anna Puig, Rosa Araujo, Joan Jofre * Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, solstemcell.com by: One of the primary goals of this chapter is to provide the reader with a broad understanding and appreciation of the various roles indicators play in the design, risk assessment and performance monitoring of commonly used wastewater treatment and disinfection processes.

The chapter outlines how different indicators such as faecal bacteria, bacteriophages, bacterial spores, parasites and. An Evaluation of Bacterial Source Tracking of Faecal Bathing Water Pollution in the Kingsbridge Estuary, Uk reservoir of indicator bacteria.

The marine bathing water samples met with EU. Bacteroides is a genus of Gram-negative, obligate anaerobic bacteria. Bacteroides species are non endospore-forming bacilli, and may be either motile or nonmotile, depending on the species.

The DNA base composition is 40–48% solstemcell.coml in bacterial organisms, Bacteroides membranes contain solstemcell.com also contain meso-diaminopimelic acid in their peptidoglycan solstemcell.com: Bacteroidia. Abbaszadegan, M, Kabiri, L, Alum, A, Rock, C & McLain, JETThe use of Bacteroides specific molecular markers to identify sources of fecal contamination in natural waters.

in Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition pp.Water Quality Technology Conference and ExpositionPhoenix, AZ, United States, 11/13/Author: Morteza Abbaszadegan, Leila Kabiri, Absar Alum, Channah M Rock, Jean E T Mclain. Microbial water quality indicators are used in a variety of ways within public health risk assessment frameworks, including assessment of potential hazard, exposure assessment, contaminant source identification, and evaluating effectiveness of risk reduction actions.

The most desirable indicator.Water, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, Water is essential to support life systems on Earth, but it is also the major cause of human morbidity and mortality in the world due to the presence of disease-causing pathogens in the water supply.ORIGINAL ARTICLE Evaluation of Bacteroides markers for the detection of human faecal pollution W.

Ahmed1,2, J. Stewart1, D. Powell2 and T. Gardner1 1 Department of Natural Resources and Water, Queensland, Australia.