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- Gruber, Joshua S., et al. Show all 15 Authors
- Water research 2014 v.59 pp. 23-36
- Enterococcus; United States Environmental Protection Agency; cohort studies; digestive system diseases; environmental factors; groundwater; humans; indicator species; intestines; issues and policy; monitoring; odds ratio; pathogens; public health; risk; solar radiation; summer; water quality; California
- ... Use of fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) for monitoring beach water quality is based on their co-occurrence with human pathogens, a relationship that can be dramatically altered by fate and transport processes after leaving the human intestine. We conducted a prospective cohort study at Avalon Beach, California (USA), where the indicator relationship is potentially affected by the discharge of sewage ...