Evaluation of MK filters for recovery of enteroviruses from tap water.

@article{Ma1994EvaluationOM,
  title={Evaluation of MK filters for recovery of enteroviruses from tap water.},
  author={Jing Fei Ma and Jamie E Naranjo and Charles P Gerba},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={1974-7}
}
The MK filter is an electropositively charged filter that can be used to concentrate enteroviruses from large volumes (400 to 1,000 liters) of water. This filter is less expensive than the commonly used 1MDS electropositive filter. In this study, we compared the recovery of poliovirus 1 (PV1) and that of coxsackievirus B3 (CB3) from 378 liters of tap water, using both the MK and the 1MDS filters. Viruses were eluted from the filters with 3% beef extract buffered with 0.05 M glycine (pH 9.5) and… CONTINUE READING