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Analytical comparison of nine PCR primer sets designed to detect the presence of Escherichia coli/Shigella in water samples.
The analytical performance of 9 different PCR primer sets designed to detect Escherichia coli and Shigella in water has been evaluated in terms of ubiquity, specificity, and analytical detectionExpand
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Rapid Concentration and Molecular Enrichment Approach for Sensitive Detection of Escherichia coli and Shigella Species in Potable Water Samples
ABSTRACT In this work, we used a rapid, simple, and efficient concentration-and-recovery procedure combined with a DNA enrichment method (dubbed CRENAME [concentration and recovery of microbialExpand
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Method for rapid and sensitive detection of Enterococcus sp. and Enterococcus faecalis/faecium cells in potable water samples.
We have developed a rapid and robust technological solution including a membrane filtration and dissolution method followed by a molecular enrichment and a real-time PCR assay, for detecting theExpand
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Molecular Method for Detection of Total Coliforms in Drinking Water Samples
ABSTRACT This work demonstrates the ability of a bacterial concentration and recovery procedure combined with three different PCR assays targeting the lacZ, wecG, and 16S rRNA genes, respectively, toExpand
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Analytical limits of four beta-glucuronidase and beta-galactosidase-based commercial culture methods used to detect Escherichia coli and total coliforms.
Colilert (Colilert), Readycult Coliforms 100 (Readycult), Chromocult Coliform agar ES (Chromocult), and MI agar (MI) are beta-galactosidase and beta-glucuronidase-based commercial culture methodsExpand
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Characterization of Escherichia fergusonii and Escherichia albertii isolated from water
The aim of this study was to characterize Escherichia fergusonii and Escherichia albertii isolated from water.
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Analytical limits of three beta-glucosidase-based commercial culture methods used in environmental microbiology, to detect enterococci.
The enzyme-based test methods Enterolert, Chromocult Enterococci agar, and mEI agar, used to assess water quality through the detection Enterococcus spp., have been compared in terms of theirExpand
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Enterococcus ureasiticus sp. nov. and Enterococcus quebecensis sp. nov., isolated from water.
Three enterococcal isolates, CCRI-16620, CCRI-16986(T) and CCRI-16985(T), originating from water were characterized using morphological, biochemical and molecular taxonomic methods. 16S rRNA geneExpand
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Ability of three DNA-based assays to identify presumptive Escherichia coli colonies isolated from water by the culture-based mFC agar method.
We tested the ability of three PCR assays, targeting uidA and tuf genes to correctly identify Escherichia coli colonies isolated from water and we compared them to two β-glucuronidase-based cultureExpand
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Comparison of four β-glucuronidase and β-galactosidase-based commercial culture methods used to detect Escherichia coli and total coliforms in water.
The MI agar, Colilert(®), Chromocult coliform(®) agar, and DC with BCIG agar chromogenic culture-based methods used to assess microbiological quality of drinking water were compared in terms of theirExpand
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