Basic Microbiology for Drinking Water Personnel / Edition 2

Basic Microbiology for Drinking Water Personnel / Edition 2

by Dennis R. Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583214348

ISBN-13: 9781583214343

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: American Water Works Association

Over the last decade, the microbiology of drinking water has become an extensive science. It is important that managers, operators, laboratory scientists, and other water purification personnel become acquainted with basic microbiological concepts to better understand their jobs. This book provides the basic instruction you need, from the nature of diseases to culture

Overview

Over the last decade, the microbiology of drinking water has become an extensive science. It is important that managers, operators, laboratory scientists, and other water purification personnel become acquainted with basic microbiological concepts to better understand their jobs. This book provides the basic instruction you need, from the nature of diseases to culture media options. Also, there are numerous color photographs and illustrations along with charts and graphs to help clarify concepts that may be difficult to understand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583214343
Publisher:
American Water Works Association
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
109
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Introduction     1
Disease Transmission     2
Immunology     4
Microbial Environmental Diversity     6
Organization of the Book     7
Bacteria and Related Genera     9
Anaerobic and Aerobic Bacteria     9
Toxic Effects     10
Escherichia coli     11
Shigella     12
Salmonella     12
Aeromonas and Plesiomonas     14
Vibrio cholerae     14
Campylobacter     15
Helicobacter pylori     15
Yersinia entercolitica     16
Legionella pneumophila     16
Pseudomonas aeruginosa     17
Clostridium perfringens     17
Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare     18
Staphylococcus Species     19
Streptococcus Species     19
Enterococcus faecalis     19
Bacillus Species     20
Pipe-Corrosion Bacteria     20
Viruses, Protozoa, and Other Organisms     25
Viruses     25
Hepatitis A Virus     26
Enteroviruses (Poliovirus, Coxsackievirus, Echovirus, and Others)     26
Gastroenteritis Viruses     27
Protozoa     27
Amoeba     31
Algae     32
Multicellular Organisms     34
Laboratory Methods for Isolation and Detection of Pathogens     35
Sampling     35
Methods of Testing for Bacterial Pathogens     36
Cost Study: Membrane Filtration With Various Media and Various MMO-MUG Media     45
Testing for Protozoa     49
Testing for Viruses     53
Coliphages     54
Methods of Testing for Other Organisms     55
Advances in Molecular Biology     55
Light Microscopy     55
Measurements and Data Accuracy     57
Chemistry of Microbiology and Water Treatment     61
Inorganic Chemistry     61
Organic Chemistry     68
Microbiology in Water Treatment     70
Scientific Nomenclature, Scientific Notation, and Units of Measure     77
Scientific Nomenclature     77
Scientific Notation     77
Units of Measurement     78
Color Plates     79
Bibliography     101
Index     103
About the Author     109

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