By Michael H. Gerardi
A pragmatic consultant to wastewater pathogens
Wastewater therapy pros face day-by-day publicity to a wide selection of pathogens. those comprise viruses, micro organism, fungi, protozoa, and helminthes, in addition to allergins, endotoxins, and exotoxins. whereas regularly minimum, capability future health risks are nonetheless reason for obstacle. besides the emergence of such new ailments as poultry Flu virus, monkeypox, and West Nile virus, those dangers aspect to the necessity for a finished assessment of wastewater pathogens.
The fourth quantity in Wiley's Wastewater Microbiology sequence, Wastewater Pathogens bargains wastewater group of workers a pragmatic consultant that's freed from overly technical jargon. Designed specially for operators, the textual content presents instantly proof at the biology of remedy in addition to acceptable protecting measures.
- An evaluate of appropriate historical past, risks, and organisms
- Viruses, micro organism, 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, protecting apparatus, and immunizations
Additional gains comprise an inventory of references, a consultant to abbreviations and acronyms, proper chemical substances and parts, and a word list of vital phrases. like minded to be used either within the lecture room and at the activity, Wastewater Pathogens presents plant operators and different wastewater pros with a pragmatic, no-nonsense consultant to the biology and organic stipulations of the remedy strategy.