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Wastewater Pathogens (1st Ed.) by Gerardi & Zimmerman

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ISBN 9780471206927
Authors Gerardi and Zimmerman
Subject Chemistry
Pages 179
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc (US)
Publication Date 2004-10-08
Format Paperback or softback book

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Wastewater Pathogens by Gerardi & Zimmerman.
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc (US).
Paperback or softback book.
179 pages.
A practical guide to wastewater pathogens

The fourth volume in Wiley's Wastewater Microbiology series, Wastewater Pathogens offers wastewater personnel a practical guide that is free of overly technical jargon. Designed especially for operators, the text provides straight facts on the biology of treatment as well as appropriate protective measures. Coverage includes:
* An overview of relevant history, hazards, and organisms
* Viruses, bacteria, and fungi
* Protozoa and helminthes
* Ectoparasites and rodents
* Aerosols, foam, and sludge
* Disease transmission and the body's defenses
* Removal, inactivation, and destruction of pathogens
* Hygiene measures, protective equipment, and immunizations

Table of contents

Preface. <p> <b>PART I: OVERVIEW.</b> <p> 1. Introduction. <p> 2. History. <p> 3. Hazards. <p> 4. Classification of Organisms. <p> <b>PART II: VIRUSES, BACTERIA, AND FUNGI.</b> <p> 5. Viruses. <p> 6. Hepatitis Virus Group. <p> 7. HIV. <p> 8. West Nile Virus. <p> 9. Bacteria. <p> 10. Leptospira interrogans. <p> 11. Fungi. <p> <b>PART III: PROTOZOA AND HELMINTHES.</b> <p> 12. Introduction to Parasitic Protozoa and Helminthes. <p> 13. Protozoa. <p> 14. Helminthes. <p> <b>PART IV: ECTOPARASITES AND RODENTS.</b> <p> 15. Ectoparasites. <p> 16. Rodents and Rodent Control. <p> PART V: AEROSOLS, FOAM, AND SLUDGE. <p> 17. Aerosols and Foam. <p> 18. Sludge. <p> <b>PART VI: DISEASE TRANSMISSION AND THE BODY'S DEFENSES.</b> <p> 19. Disease Transmission. <p> 20. The Body's Defenses. <p> <b>PART VII: REMOVAL, INACTIVATION, AND DESTRUCTION OF PATHOGENS.</b> <p> 21. Removal, Inactivation, and Destruction of Pathogens. <p> 22. Disinfection. <p> 23. Coliform Bacteria and Indicator Organisms. <p> <b>PART VIII: HYGIENE MEASURES, PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, AND IMMUNIZATIONS.</b> <p> 24. Hygiene Measures and Protective Equipment. <p> 25. Immunizations. <p> References. <p> Abbreviations and Acronyms. <p> Chemical Compounds and Elements. <p> Glossary. <p> <b>Index.</b>