Effect of disinfectant, water age, and pipe material on occurrence and persistence of Legionella, mycobacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and two amoebas.

@article{Wang2012EffectOD,
  title={Effect of disinfectant, water age, and pipe material on occurrence and persistence of Legionella, mycobacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and two amoebas.},
  author={Hong Wang and Sheldon Masters and Yanjuan Hong and Jonathan Stallings and Joseph O. Falkinham and Marc A. Edwards and Amy J. Pruden},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 21},
  pages={11566-74}
}
Opportunistic pathogens represent a unique challenge because they establish and grow within drinking water systems, yet the factors stimulating their proliferation are largely unknown. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of pipe materials, disinfectant type, and water age on occurrence and persistence of three opportunistic pathogens… CONTINUE READING