Enterovirus circulation in wastewater and behavior of some serotypes during sewage treatment in Monastir, Tunisia.

@article{Belguith2007EnterovirusCI,
  title={Enterovirus circulation in wastewater and behavior of some serotypes during sewage treatment in Monastir, Tunisia.},
  author={Khaoula Belguith and Abdennaceur Hassen and Lamjed Bouslama and Sdiri Khira and Mahjoub Aouni},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  year={2007},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={52-6}
}
Enteroviruses were monitored in three wastewater plants that used activated-sludge, trickling-filter, and oxidation-ponds processes, respectively, from October 2000 to September 2001 in the region of Monastir, a tourist zone situated in the center of the Tunisian coast. Isolation and serotyping were conducted as recommended by the World Health Organization. Enteroviruses were present during the whole period of investigation. From February to June, however, enterovirus titers decreased… CONTINUE READING

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