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Relative abundance and treatment reduction of viruses during wastewater treatment processes--identification of potential viral indicators.
Waterborne pathogenic viruses discharged from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) pose potential public health risks. In the present study, we investigated the relative abundance, occurrence, andExpand
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Bacterial populations within copper mine tailings: long‐term effects of amendment with Class A biosolids
This study evaluates the effect of surface application of dried Class A biosolids on microbial populations within copper mine tailings.
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Occurrence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora in influent and effluent water at wastewater treatment plants in Arizona.
We investigated the occurrence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora at two wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in Arizona over a 12-month period, from August 2011 to July 2012. Influent andExpand
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Evaluation of commercial kits for the extraction and purification of viral nucleic acids from environmental and fecal samples.
The extraction and purification of nucleic acids is a critical step in the molecular detection of enteric viruses from environmental or fecal samples. In the present study, the performance of threeExpand
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Quantification and Genetic Analysis of Salivirus/Klassevirus in Wastewater in Arizona, USA
Salivirus/klassevirus sequences were identified in 7 (15 %) wastewater samples collected in Arizona monthly for a year, with the highest concentration of 2.28 × 105 and 2.46 × 104 copies/L inExpand
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Enhanced lipid and biodiesel production from glucose‐fed activated sludge: Kinetics and microbial community analysis
An innovative approach to increase biofuel feedstock lipid yields from municipal sewage sludge via manipulation of carbon-to-nitrogen (C:N) ratio and glucose loading in activated sludge bioreactorsExpand
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Temporal variations in genotype distribution of human sapoviruses and Aichi virus 1 in wastewater in Southern Arizona, United States
To investigate the molecular epidemiology, especially temporal variations in genotype distribution, of sapoviruses and Aichi virus 1 (AiV‐1) in Arizona, United States, by examining wastewater.
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Occurrence and genetic diversity of human cosavirus in influent and effluent of wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, United States
Human cosavirus (HCoSV) is a novel member of the family Picornaviridae. We investigated the prevalence and genetic diversity of HCoSV in influent and effluent wastewater in Arizona over a 12-monthExpand
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Genetically distinct genogroup IV norovirus strains identified in wastewater
We investigated the prevalence and genetic diversity of genogroup IV norovirus (GIV NoV) strains in wastewater in Arizona, United States, over a 13-month period. Among 50 wastewater samples tested,Expand
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Norovirus Outbreaks Among Colorado River Rafters in the Grand Canyon, Summer 2012.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence and causative agent of the recurrent outbreaks of acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) among different rafting groups on the Colorado River in the Grand CanyonExpand
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