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Human Viruses in Water

Perspectives in Medical Virology

This book provides overviews and updates on basic research, diagnosis, epidemiology, and public health on enteric viruses, as well as on treatment and intervention to prevent their waterborne transmission. Data are presented and interpreted by leading researchers in the field in 13 chapters. An essential resource for virologists, epidemiologists, medical and public health professionals, graduate students and postdoctoral scientists at various levels of their careers.

Virologists, epidemiologists, medical professionals, public health professionals

Hardbound, 306 Pages

Published: October 2007

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-52157-6


  • Overview of health-related water virologyWaterborne gastroenteritis virusesEnteric hepatitis virusesEnteroviruses with special reference to poliovirus and poliomyelitis eradicationVirus occurrence and survival in environmental watersVirus removal in water treatmentsGlobal supply of virus safe drinking waterWaterborne Viruses: Assessing the RisksThe Detection of Waterborne VirusesViruses in shellfishIndicators of waterborne enteric virusesQuality control, environmental monitoring and regulationsRecent advances and future needs in environmental virology


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