Escherichia coli in the swash zone at four Ohio bathing beaches

@inproceedings{Francy2002EscherichiaCI,
  title={Escherichia coli in the swash zone at four Ohio bathing beaches},
  author={D. Francy and A. M. Gifford},
  year={2002}
}
  • D. Francy, A. M. Gifford
  • Published 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • The zone of the shoreline that is constantly washed by waves or tides, called the swash zone, is an attractive recreational area, especially for children who play in the sand. The swash zone, however, has been suggested as a possible habitat for waterborne disease-causing microorganisms (pathogens). The spaces between the sand grains, or interstices, offer habitats that may support the survival of certain bacterial, viral, and protozoan pathogens (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1999). To… CONTINUE READING

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