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Bacteriology of Water

Bacteriology

General Ecosystems

  1. Edwin E. Geldreich Consulting Microbiologist, Retired Senior Microbiologist

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0009

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Geldreich, E. E. 2010. Bacteriology of Water. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Characterizing the Bacterial Flora in the Aquatic Environment
  • 2
    Natural Waters
  • 3
    Pathogenic Bacteria in Aquatic Environments
  • 4
    Natural Self-Purification Factors
  • 5
    Water-Quality Criteria
  • 6
    Bacteriological Analysis
  • 7
    Principles of Pathogen Detection
  • 8
    Strategies for Rapid Methods

Keywords:

  • bacteriology of water and defining public health quality;
  • bacterial flora in aquatic environment;
  • fecal coliform densities and pathogen occurrence at Missouri river public water supply;
  • swimming pools-using treated municipal supplies for filling;
  • estuarine areas-fresh water mixing with salt water environment;
  • pathogenic bacteria in aquatic environments;
  • natural self-purification factors;
  • coliform bacteria verification