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Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment

By: Charles N Haas(Author), Joan Bray Rose(Author), Charles P Gerba(Author)

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 1999 | #94145 | ISBN: 0471183970
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Applies quantitative risk assessment to the risks of human infection from a variety of microorganisms.


- Scope of Coverage
- Microbial Agents and Their Transmission
- Risk Assessment Paradigms
- Conducting the Hazard Identification
- Analytical Methods for Developing Occurrence and Exposure Databases
- Exposure Assessment
- Conducting the Dose--Response Assessment
- Conducting the Risk Characterization
- Compendium of Data
- Index

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Charles N. Haas, PhD, is L. D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joan B. Rose, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Marine Science at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. Charles P. Gerba, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Soil and Water Science at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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