Identification of sources of Escherichia coli in South Carolina estuaries using antibiotic resistance analysis

@inproceedings{Webster2004IdentificationOS,
  title={Identification of sources of Escherichia coli in South Carolina estuaries using antibiotic resistance analysis},
  author={Laura F. Webster and Brian Chandler Thompson and Michael H. Fulton and David E. Chestnut and Robert F. Van Dolah and Andrew K. Leight and Geoffrey I. Scott},
  year={2004}
}
Fecal pollution from nonhuman (pets, livestock or wildlife) and human sources is often one of the major factors associated with urbanization that contribute to the degradation of water quality. Methods to differentiate animal from human sources of fecal coliform contamination could assist resource managers in developing strategies to protect shellfish harvesting areas and recreational waters. In this study, surface water samples were collected from both a developed and an undeveloped watershed… CONTINUE READING

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