Occurrence of Plesiomonas shigelloides in surface water: relationship with faecal pollution and trophic state.

@article{Medema1993OccurrenceOP,
  title={Occurrence of Plesiomonas shigelloides in surface water: relationship with faecal pollution and trophic state.},
  author={Gertjan J Medema and C Schets},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Hygiene und Umweltmedizin = International journal of hygiene and environmental medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={194 4},
  pages={
          398-404
        }
}
Plesiomonas shigelloides is an autochthonous inhabitant of freshwater and has been associated with several waterborne outbreaks of acute gastro-enteritis. One of these outbreaks occurred in the summer of 1990, at a recreational beach near Amsterdam. In the summer of 1991, a survey was conducted to examine the presence of P. shigelloides in recreational fresh waters and marine water in the Netherlands. During the survey became clear that the specificity of current methods for the isolation and… CONTINUE READING
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