Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. However, some have the ability to infect animals, birds and...

Although ingestion of high levels of arsenic is believed to cause certain cancers, estimates of cancer risk resulting from exposure to low levels of arsenic are the subject of considerable debate...

Zoonoses are caused by microorganisms of animal origin that can also infect humans. Apart from human-to-human transmitted pathogens, they are the microorganisms of greatest concern in regard to...

Drinking water provides an efficient source for the spread of gastrointestinal microbial pathogens capable of causing serious human disease.

The massive death toll and burden of disease...

Until recently only lipophilic compounds were analysed in any research on the occurrence of mutanogenic and carcinogenic compounds in water. They were isolated using XAD-resins. They contain...

This title belongs to WERF Research Report Series.

This report on Overcoming Molecular Sample Processing Limitations is split into three sections: 

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This research project aims to identify, list, and characterize chemical occurrence databases and data sets that can be used by states and utilities to perform source water assessments. The data...

Disinfection of wastewater is a necessary treatment process for protecting the public from potential exposure to pathogenic microorganisms. Two common forms of disinfection are chlorine and...

Inadequate drinking water quality and poor sanitation have remained the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. In 1996 the OECD called for concerted action to improve the...

Heterotrophic Plate Counts and Drinking-water Safety provides a critical assessment of the role of the Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC) measurement in drinking water quality management. It was...

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