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New Strategies for the Enumeration of Enteric Pathogens in Water.
Water quality standards for drinking water and recreational waters have long been based on the enumeration of fecal coliforms in the various water supplies, with 0 CFU Escherichia coli/100 ml forExpand
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Pathogen Risks Related to the Movement of Birds Frequenting Livestock and Fresh Produce Growing Areas in the Southwestern U.S.
Author(s): Rivadeneira, Paula; Hilson, Carrington; Justice-Allen, Anne; Jay-Russell, Michele | Abstract: Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are sometimes located in close proximity toExpand
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Enteric Human Pathogens of Wild Boar, Feral Swine, and Javelina (Order: Artiodactyla)
Artiodactyls are even-toed ungulates that include domestic and wild ruminant herbivores (cattle, sheep, goat, deer, elk), pigs, and javelinas. There is increasing evidence that some wild ungulateExpand
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A Review of Bird Deterrents Used in Agriculture
Author(s): Rivadeneira, Paula; Kross, Sara; Navarro-Gonzalez, Nora; Jay-Russell, Michele | Abstract: Animal intrusion causes significant agricultural losses each year. Wild and domestic animalsExpand
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Steps to Becoming a Certified School Garden
School gardens provide great teaching opportunities, while also encouraging healthy lifestyle choices. With sustainable school gardens growing more popular statewide, interest in serving garden grownExpand
Optical Parameters for Using Visible-Wavelength Reflectance or Fluorescence Imaging to Detect Bird Excrements in Produce Fields
Consumption of produce contaminated with pathogens of fecal origin is the most common source of food borne illnesses. Current practice is to visually survey fields for evidence of fecalExpand
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