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Title Waterborne zoonoses : identification, causes, and control / edited by J.A. Cotruvo [and others]
Published London : IWA Pub., 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 506 pages) : illustrations
Series Emerging issues in water and infectious disease series, 1728-2160
Emerging issues in water and infectious disease series.
Contents Expert consensus : expert meeting group report -- Emerging zoonotic diseases and water -- What are the criteria for determining whether a disease is zoonotic and water related? -- Impacts of anthropogenic and environmental factors on the distribution of zoonoses -- The control envelope and risk management -- Tropical organisms in Asia/Africa/South America -- Incidence of the major zoonotic diseases transmitted by water in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean -- Waterborne outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens in the USA -- Symptoms, treatments, and health consequences of waterborne zoonotic diseases -- Epidemiological studies and surveillance -- Zoonoses in Scotland--food, water, or contact? -- Potential public health risk of Campylobacter and other zoonotic waterborne infections in New Zealand
Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli and other diarrhoeagenic E. coli -- Salmonella and other enteric organisms -- Prospects of waterborne viral zoonoses -- Waterborne zoonotic protozoa -- Cyclosporiasis -- Major helminth zoonoses in water -- Human fascioliasis -- Leptospirosis and other potential zoonoses in water -- Managing risk of waterborne zoonotic disease through water quality surveillance -- Faecal source identification -- Rapid methods for the detection and enumeration of microorganisms in water -- Control of zoonotic waterborne pathogens in animal reservoirs -- Control of zoonotic pathogens in animal wastes -- Control of zoonotic diseases in drinking-water -- A regulatory perspective on zoonotic pathogens in water -- The Stockholm framework for guidelines for microbial contaminants in drinking-water -- Quantitative microbial risk assessment issues -- Waterborne zoonoses : emerging pathogens and emerging patterns of infection
Summary Provides a critical and balanced assessment of current knowledge about waterborne zoonoses and identifies strategies and research needs for anticipating and controlling future emerging water-related diseases
Notes "World Health Organization ; United States Environmental Protection Agency."
Developed from a workshop
Published on behalf of the World Health Organization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Water -- Microbiology -- Congresses.
Waterborne infection -- Congresses.
Zoonoses -- Congresses.
Water Microbiology.
Zoonoses -- etiology.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging -- etiology.
Disease Reservoirs.
Disease Transmission, Infectious -- prevention & control.
Water Supply.
Water -- parasitology.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cotruvo, Joseph A., editor
United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
World Health Organization.
ISBN 1780405863 (electronic bk.)
9781780405865 (electronic bk.)