Viable blastocystis cysts in scottish and Malaysian sewage samples

Suresh, K. and Smith, H.V. and Tan, T.C. (2005) Viable blastocystis cysts in scottish and Malaysian sewage samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71 (9). pp. 5619-5620. ISSN 0099-2240

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Abstract

Blastocystis cysts were detected in 38 (47/123) (37 Scottish, 17 Malaysian) of sewage treatment works. Fifty percent of influents (29 Scottish, 76 Malaysian) and 28 of effluents (9 Scottish, 60 Malaysian) contained viable cysts. Viable cysts, discharged in effluent, provide further evidence for the potential for waterborne transmission of Blastocystis.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Suresh, K Smith, HV Tan, TC
Uncontrolled Keywords: Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; Asia; Sewage treatment plant; Scotland; Malaysia; Cyst; Viability
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms Maisarah Mohd Muksin
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2012 03:39
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2012 03:39
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4019

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