Relationship of microbial indicators to health effects at marine bathing beaches.

@article{Cabelli1979RelationshipOM,
  title={Relationship of microbial indicators to health effects at marine bathing beaches.},
  author={V. J. Cabelli and Alfred P. Dufour and Morris A. Levin and Laura McCabe and P W Haberman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1979},
  volume={69 7},
  pages={690-6}
}
Findings are described from the second year of an epidemiological-microbiological study conducted at New York City beaches as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program to develop health effects-recreational water quality criteria. Symptomatology rates among swimmers (defined as immersion of the head in the water) relative to nonswimming but beach-going controls at a "barely acceptable" (BA) beach and a "relatively unpolluted" (RU) beach were examined. Data were collected by… CONTINUE READING

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