Assessment of burden of virus agents in an urban sewage treatment plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sewage discharge is considered to be the main source of virus contamination in aquatic environments. There is no correlation between the presence of viruses and the presence of fecal coliforms in water; therefore virological markers are needed when monitoring contamination. This study investigates DNA and RNA virus concentrations in wastewater and evaluates… (More)
DOI: 10.2166/wh.2012.123

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@article{Fumian2013AssessmentOB, title={Assessment of burden of virus agents in an urban sewage treatment plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.}, author={T{\'u}lio Machado Fumian and Carmen Baur Vieira and Jos{\'e} Paulo Gagliardi Leite and Marize Pereira Miagostovich}, journal={Journal of water and health}, year={2013}, volume={11 1}, pages={110-9} }