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Detection Methods for Algae, Protozoa and Helminths in Fresh Drinking Water

Series: Water Quality Measurements Series

By: Franca Palumbo, Giuliano Ziglio and Andre van der Beken

180 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 2002 | #129867 | ISBN: 0471899895
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NHBS Price: £195.00 $251/€214 approx

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This is the second book in the "Water Quality Measurement Series," It focuses on the analytical aspects related to epidemiology, toxicology, sanitary, engineering and plant technology to provide an integrated and clear strategy for carrying out surveillance, quality control, prevention and remedial measures. Contains a significant number of tables, figures, colour and black and white photographs and spectra Offers workable answers to specific practical issues using a comprehensive and scientifically sound approach


Part One: Sanitary and Technical Aspects; Presence of Algae, Protozoa, Helminths in the Water Environment: Significance, Sanitary Implications and the Preventive Measures (Kanitz and Franco); Water Potabilization Plant in the Presence of Algae, Protozoa and Helminths (Coccagna and Ziglio); Biological Methods in Managing Problems in Water Works and Distribution Systems (Sladeckova); Part Two: Algae and Helminths; An Overview of Counting Methods for Algae (Bowe); Extraction and Determination of Chlorophylls (Bowe); Phytoplankton Analysis Using Flow Cytometry (Sgorbati); Methods for Cyanobacterial Toxin Detection (Rapala and Lahti); Hygiene and Health Aspects and Interpretation of Data Related to the Presence of Helmiths in Water for Human Consumption (Bonadonna and Bezziccheri); Part Three: Protozoa; Pathogenic Protozoa in Fresh and Drinking Water (Gold and Smith); An Overview of Concentration Techniques for Giardia and Cryptosporidium (Carraro); An Overview of Identification Methods in use for Giardia and Cryptosporidium (Carraro and Palumbo); Viability of Cryptosporidium Oocysts and Giardia Cysts (O'Grady and Smith); References; Index.

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