Comparative studies on Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens and Staphylococcus aureus as quality indicators in tropical seawater at a Pacific Mexican beach resort.

@article{CurielAyala2012ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative studies on Enterococcus, Clostridium perfringens and Staphylococcus aureus as quality indicators in tropical seawater at a Pacific Mexican beach resort.},
  author={F Curiel-Ayala and Elsa Irma Qui{\~n}ones-Ram{\'i}rez and Reynaldo C. Pless and Eva Gonz{\'a}lez-Jasso},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 10},
  pages={
          2193-8
        }
}
Three microorganisms were assayed to evaluate the microbiological quality in the seawater at a resort on the Mexican Pacific coast, and to test for possible associations among the titers of the various bacteria, their possible correlations with environmental conditions, and with the location of potential wastewater outflows. Significant microorganism levels were found (at Caletilla beach, Hornos beach, and Papagayo beach, respectively: for Enterococcus 157, 153, and 149, for C. perfringens 35… CONTINUE READING

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