Contamination of Potable Water Distribution Systems by Multiantimicrobial-Resistant Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli

@inproceedings{Ram2008ContaminationOP,
  title={Contamination of Potable Water Distribution Systems by Multiantimicrobial-Resistant Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli},
  author={Siya Ram and Poornima Vajpayee and Rishi Shanker},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND The contamination of processed or unprocessed drinking water by fecal coliform bacteria has been reported worldwide. Despite a high incidence of waterborne diseases, entero-hemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) is an underacknowledged pathogen of concern to public health in India. Although the presence of EHEC is recorded in surface water resources of India, drinking water sources are yet to be investigated. OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to analyze potable water samples for… CONTINUE READING
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