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Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment
Scope of Coverage. Microbial Agents and Their Transmission. Risk Assessment Paradigms. Conducting the Hazard Identification. Analytical Methods for Developing Occurrence and Exposure Databases.Expand
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Applied and theoretical aspects of virus adsorption to surfaces.
  • C. Gerba
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Advances in applied microbiology
  • 1984
Publisher Summary This chapter highlights how the current understanding of the mechanisms and factors influencing virus adsorption can be used to interpret and control virus behavior in theExpand
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Risk of Waterborne Illness Via Drinking Water in the United States
The quality of drinking water in the United States is among the best in the world; however, waterborne disease outbreaks continue to occur, and many more cases of endemic illness are estimated.Expand
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Inactivation of Feline Calicivirus and Adenovirus Type 40 by UV Radiation
ABSTRACT Little information regarding the effectiveness of UV radiation on the inactivation of caliciviruses and enteric adenoviruses is available. Analysis of human calicivirus resistance toExpand
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Bacteriophage adsorption during transport through porous media: chemical perturbations and reversibility
In a series of seven column experiments, attachment of the bacteriophage PRD-1 and MS-2 to silica beads at pH's 5.0-5.5 was at least partially reversible; however, release of attached phage was slowExpand
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Comparative surface‐to‐hand and fingertip‐to‐mouth transfer efficiency of gram‐positive bacteria, gram‐negative bacteria, and phage
Aims: To determine the transfer efficiency of micro‐organisms from fomites to hands and the subsequent transfer from the fingertip to the lip. 
Methods and Results: Volunteers hands were sampledExpand
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Comparative Inactivation of Enteroviruses and Adenovirus 2 by UV Light
ABSTRACT The doses of UV irradiation necessary to inactivate selected enteric viruses on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Contaminant Candidate List were determined. Three-log reductions ofExpand
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Waterborne rotavirus: A risk assessment
A risk assessment approach was used to estimate the public health impacts from exposure to human rotavirus in drinking and recreational waters. Rotavirus is the major cause of viral gastroenteritisExpand
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Chlorine Inactivation of Adenovirus Type 40 and Feline Calicivirus
ABSTRACT Ct values, the concentration of free chlorine multiplied by time of contact with virus, were determined for free-chlorine inactivation experiments carried out with chloroform-extractedExpand
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