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Title: Viruses in the aquatic environment
Author: F. Eley
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The objects of this study were firstly to examine the viral content of water, sediment and shellfish samples taken from a range of sites encompassing sewage polluted saline, clean saline, clean freshwater, sewage affected freshwater and freshwater affected by discharges from meat processing plants. Secondly, to assess the suitability of specific enteric viruses, bacteriaphages (F+ coliphage and NS2 phage), E . coli and faecal streptococci as indicator organisms for enteric viral contamination and finally to investigate the effectiveness of different sewage treatment methods in removing viruses.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: SamplingSewageSewage treatmentWater qualityVirusesBacterial monitoring
Geographic Keywords: EA Anglian
Extent: n.p. [19]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3697
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