What physicians can do to prevent illnesses related to drinking water
- Serum biochemical analysis to indicate pathogenic risk on mouse Mus musculus exposure to source of drinking water. Shi Feng Yun; Xiao Yun Tian; Shu Pei Cheng; Yan Zhang; Ai Min Li; Li Bo Zhang; Xu Xiang Zhang; Li Chen; Bing Wu; Lian Qin Guo; Yun zhong Shi // Ecotoxicology;Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p1078
The 18 biochemical parameters of serum were measured to analyze the pathogenic risks of the Yangtze River Source of Drinking Water in Nanjing area (YZR-SDW-NJ) on mouse Mus musculus for protection of human health in this research. The male mice Mus musculus were sampled and fed with YZR-SDW-NJ...
- Processes in Pathogenic Biocolloidal Contaminants Transport in Saturated and Unsaturated Porous Media: A Review. Sen, Tushar Kanti // Water, Air & Soil Pollution;Mar2011, Vol. 216 Issue 1-4, p239
There are several classes of subsurface colloids, abiotic and biotic. Basically, small particles of inorganic, organic and pathogenic biocolloids variety exist in natural subsurface system. Transport of these pathogenic biocolloidal contaminants (Viruses, bacteria and protozoa) pose a great risk...
- Wealthy nations face drinking water crisis. Kiernan, Vincent // New Scientist;6/01/96, Vol. 150 Issue 2032, p10
Reports on the proliferation of contaminated drinking water in developed countries. Projected crisis of waterborne disease; Implications of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
- SIMULATING CRYPTOSPORIDIUM EXPOSURES IN DRINKING WATER DURING AN OUTBREAK. Gale, P. // Water Science & Technology;1998, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p7
Focuses on the prediction of exposures to Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts through drinking water under conditions which are consistent with a waterborne outbreak. Sources of variation which contribute to the variation in oocyst exposures; Impact of ignoring this variation on the predicted risks...
- Microbiological safety of drinking water: United States and global perspectives. Ford, Timothy Edgcumbe // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Feb99 Supplement 1, Vol. 107, p191
Examines data on waterborne disease incidence associated with contaminated drinking water in the United States and globally. Mechanics of waterborne route of transmission; Risks from selection of treatment-resistant pathogens; Pathogen distribution and survival strategies within water...
- 2010 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);7/ 6/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p6
The article offers information on the 2010 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report in Hill County, Texas which include special notice on topics including the source of drinking water being used by Hill County WSC, the quality if the water provided to customers, and contaminants contained in...
- EPA studies link between treatment, waterborne illness. // WaterWorld;Mar98, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on a US Environmental Protection Agency's study on the impact of water quality parameters and treatment on waterborne disease in the United States. Examination of a group of select utilities; Estimating the burden of waterborne disease in communities.
- Waterborne cholera outbreak following Cyclone Aila in Sundarban area of West Bengal, India, 2009. Bhunia, Rama; Ghosh, Sougata // Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene;Apr2011, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p214
Abstract: Following Cyclone Aila, a block of Sundarban area, West Bengal, India, reported an increased number of diarrhoea cases at the end of May 2009. This study was performed to identify the agent and source of the outbreak as well as to propose control measures. The outbreak is described by...
- Waterborne Diseases. Hunter, Paul R.; Colford, Jack M.; LeChevallier, Mark W.; Binder, Sue; Berger, Paul S. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;May/Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p544
Provides information on infectious diseases attributed to drinking water. Outbreaks in the United States; Microbes identified as agents of waterborne diseases; Methodologic issues in the evaluation of waterborne diseases.