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Water quality assessment of Bulacao River, Cebu, Philippines using fecal and total coliform as indicators

@inproceedings{OportoBensig2014WaterQA,
  title={Water quality assessment of Bulacao River, Cebu, Philippines using fecal and total coliform as indicators},
  author={Eukene Oporto-Bensig and Mary S. Joyce and L. Flores and Fleurdeliz Maglangit},
  year={2014}
}
Coliform bacteria have been used to evaluate the general quality of water. These bacteria can be found in the gut of both warm and cold-blooded organisms. Fecal coliform is a subset of this group. They have been characterized to grow at elevated temperatures and specifically associated with the fecal material of warm-blooded animals. Bulacao River was evaluated using coliforms (total coliform and fecal coliform) as indicators, in relation with physicochemical parameters such as biological… Expand
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