Distribution of viral and bacterial pathogens in a coastal canal community

Charles P Gerba, Sagar M. Goyal, Eric M. Smith, Joseph L. Melnick

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Abstract

Significant concentrations of human enteric viruses and bacteria were found to be present in the water and sediment of a coastal canal community into which secondarily treated sewage was being discharged.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalMarine Pollution Bulletin
Volume8
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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Enterovirus
Pathogens
Canals
Sewage
sewage
Viruses
intestinal microorganisms
canal
Bacteria
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Sediments
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sediments
bacterium
pathogens
sediment
Water
water
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science
  • Oceanography
  • Pollution

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Distribution of viral and bacterial pathogens in a coastal canal community. / Gerba, Charles P; Goyal, Sagar M.; Smith, Eric M.; Melnick, Joseph L.

In: Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol. 8, No. 12, 1977, p. 279-282.

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Gerba, Charles P ; Goyal, Sagar M. ; Smith, Eric M. ; Melnick, Joseph L. / Distribution of viral and bacterial pathogens in a coastal canal community. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin. 1977 ; Vol. 8, No. 12. pp. 279-282.
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