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Title: Preliminary investigations into analysis of stressed bacteria
Author: T.E. Irving
Document Type: Monograph
The objective of this report is to assess by review and experimentation the viable but non-culturable state of bacteria, and methods for enumeration of stressed organisms. There is concern that culture-based methods do not detect the presence in water of bacteria which, though not culturable, may nevertheless still be intact and viable, and potentially able to cause disease.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Bacterial monitoringDisease controlMethodology
Extent: 35; + figures
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