Microbial Contamination of Drinking Water and Human Health from Community Water Systems

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Article courtesy of  Nicholas J. Ashbolt  | January 27, 2015| ScienceOPEN.com| Shared as educational material

A relatively short list of reference viral, bacterial and protozoan pathogens appears adequate to assess microbial risks and inform a system-based management of drinking waters.  Where disinfection is the only treatment and/or filtration is poor, cryptosporidiosis is the most likely enteric disease to be identified during waterborne outbreaks, but generally non-human-infectious genotypes are present in the absence of human or calf fecal contamination. Read more online: http://bit.ly/2w39K1l

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