11-Microbiology_Water_Mar12

11-Microbiology_Water_Mar12

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Unformatted text preview: s). APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Aug. 2010, p. 5105–5112 0099-2240/10/$12.00 doi:10.1128/AEM.00183-10 Copyright © 2010, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved. 21 Water- borne pathogens •  Most of these pathogens grow in the intes<nal tract and transmission is mediated by fecal contamina<on of water supplies. •  Sources of infec<on: –  Potable water (drinking and food prepara<on) –  Recrea<onal water (swimming) 22 Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edi<on. Water- borne bacterial pathogens and viruses •  Salmonella typhi: typhoid fever in humans, systemic infec<on, healthy carriers. •  Vibrio cholerae: cholera, severe diarrhea (enterotoxin) •  Shigella spp.: shigellosis; bacterial dysentery (bloody diarrhea, inflamma<on of the intes<nal mucosa) •  Salmonella spp. (other than typhi): salmonellosis, gastroenteri<s. •  Campylobacter spp.: gastroenteri<s, most common cause of gastroenteri<s in Canada. •  Enterovirus: poliovirus, norovirus, rotavirus (children) •  Hepa<<s A virus. 23 Water- borne patho...
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