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Filamentous Bacteria in Activated Sludge: Current Taxonomic Status and Ecology

  1. Peter Kämpfer1,
  2. Michael Wagner2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env134

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Kämpfer, P. and Wagner, M. 2003. Filamentous Bacteria in Activated Sludge: Current Taxonomic Status and Ecology. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany

  2. 2

    Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Methods for the Detection of Filamentous Bacteria Involved in Sludge Bulking or Foaming

  • Isolation and Cultivation of Filamentous Bacteria Involved in Sludge Bulking or Foaming

  • Taxonomy of Filamentous Bacteria Causing Foaming and Bulking Problems in the Activated Sludge Process

  • Filaments Affiliated with the β-Subclass of the Proteobacteria

  • Filaments Affiliated with the γ-Subclass of Proteobacteria

  • Flexibacter Cytophaga Bacteroides Cluster

  • Chloroflexus Subdivision

  • Other Filamentous Organisms

Keywords:

  • actinomycetes in activated sludge;
  • activated sludge;
  • bulking in activated sludge;
  • filamentous bacteria;
  • foaming in activated sludge;
  • wastewater treatment