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- Gómez-Doñate, Marta; Payán, Andrey; Cortés, Ivania; Blanch, Anicet R.; Lucena, Francisco; Jofre, Juan; Muniesa, Maite
- Environmental microbiology 2011 v.13 no.6 pp. 1622-1631
- host strains, etc ; Bacteroides fragilis; Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron; Siphoviridae; bacteriophages; cows; equipment; feces; hosts; humans; poultry; remediation; sewage; swine; water pollution; watersheds; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Microbial source tracking (MST) methods allow the identification of specific faecal sources. The aim is to detect the sources of faecal pollution in a water body to allow targeted, efficient and cost-effective remediation efforts in the catchment. Bacteriophages infecting selected host strains of Bacteroides species are used as markers to track faecal contaminants in water. By using a suitable Bac ...