Occurrence and densities of bacteriophages proposed as indicators and bacterial indicators in river waters from Europe and South America.

@article{Lucena2003OccurrenceAD,
  title={Occurrence and densities of bacteriophages proposed as indicators and bacterial indicators in river waters from Europe and South America.},
  author={Francisco Lucena and Xavier Mendez and Ana Mor{\'o}n and Enrique Calder{\'o}n and Claudia Guimar{\~a}es Camargo Campos and Adriana Guerrero and M. W. Blanco C{\'a}rdenas and C Gantzer and L Shwartzbrood and Sylvain Skraber and Juan Jos{\'e} Jofre},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={808-15}
}
AIMS To evaluate the feasibility of bacteriophages as a complementary tool for water quality assessment in surface waters from different parts of the globe. METHODS AND RESULTS Faecal coliform bacteria, enterococci, spores of sulphite-reducing clostridia, somatic coliphages, F-specific RNA bacteriophages and bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragilis were determined by standardized methods in raw sewage and in 392 samples of river water from 22 sampling sites in 10 rivers in Argentina… CONTINUE READING

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