coliform bacteria


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coliform bacteria

(ˈkɒlɪfɔːm)
pl n
(Microbiology) a large group of bacteria inhabiting the intestinal tract of humans and animals that may cause disease and whose presence in water is an indicator of faecal pollution
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for reducing coliform bacteria in stormwater, industrial wastewater and municipal wastewater applications.
There were 549 samples with coliform bacteria, 303 with E coli, and others containing iron, aluminium and lead.
Coliform bacteria live in the intestines of warm blooded animals and are therefore often used as an indicator of sewage or fecal contamination.
coli and coliform bacteria from the environment and from clinical experiments.
Laboratory tests on washed blankets donated by volunteer mums showed a variety of bacteria remained after a 40C wash, with a third of the blankets harbouring coliform bacteria which is linked to faeces.
SCDHEC found that all stations show improvement for fecal coliform bacteria.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, announces that Merck Millipore's Chromocult Coliform Agar (CCA) has been used by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as the only suitable culture medium to develop a revised standard for enumerating coliform bacteria and E.
Knowledge of freshwater parameters and coliform bacteria loads are important in determining if waters are environmentally contaminated with pollutants.
Low levels of coliform bacteria, found in the drinking water of residents in the township of Langley, B.
Good drainage and ventilation reduce humidity and lead to dry conditions that have a major effect on the coliform bacteria, drying kills 80%-plus within minutes.
In our finding total plate count (microbiological) and coliform bacteria count in most of the brands are much on higher side," he said.
coli in Westboro's drinking water and coliform bacteria in the Northbridge water system in the Rockdale section of town.