An Overview of Identification Methods in Use for Giardia and Cryptosporidium

  1. Franca Palumbo1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André van der Beken3
  1. Elisabetta Carraro and
  2. Franca Palumbo

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch11

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water

How to Cite

Carraro, E. and Palumbo, F. (2002) An Overview of Identification Methods in Use for Giardia and Cryptosporidium, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh and Drinking Water (eds F. Palumbo, G. Ziglio and A. van der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511107.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Azienda Mediterranea Gas e Acqua S.p.A., Genoa, Italy

  2. 2

    Università di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 MAR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899891

Online ISBN: 9780470511107

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Keywords:

  • Giardia;
  • Cryptosporidium;
  • cyst determination;
  • oocyst determination;
  • fluorochrome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sample Purification Methods

  • Methods for the Analytical Determination of Cysts and Oocysts

  • Conclusions