Human and Animal Pathogens in Manure

  title={Human and Animal Pathogens in Manure},
  author={Merle E. Olson},
Fecal wastes from domestic animals, wildlife and humans are applied to the soil surface and to varying extents are incorporated into the soil. These fecal wastes can also enter water systems by direct contamination of the water or through seepage or surface runoff. Humans contaminate water sources through poorly processed sewage effluents, malfunctioning septic tanks and seepage from sanitary landfills. Domestic and wild animals contaminate water by defecation in unprotected surface water… CONTINUE READING
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