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Pathogenic Mycobacteria in Water: A Guide to Public Health Consequences, Monitoring and Management

edited by S. Pedley, J. Bartram ... [et al.]
Format
EBook; Book; Government Document; Online
Published
London, UK : IWA Pub., 2004.
Language
English
Series
Emerging Issues in Water and Infectious Disease Series
ISBN
1843390590 (IWA Publishing), 9241562595 (WHO)
Related Resources
WHO. Water Sanitation and Health(WSH) website
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Natural ecology and survival in water of mycobacteria of potential public health significance
  • Environmental sources of Mycobacterium avium linked to routes of exposure
  • Biology of waterborne pathogenic mycobacteria
  • Analytical methods for the detection of waterborne and environmental pathogenic mycobacteria
  • The Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis problem and its relation to the causation of Crohn disease
  • Disseminated infection, cervical adenitis and other MAC infections
  • Skin, bone and soft tissue infections
  • Pulmonary infection in non-HIV infected individuals
  • Disease resulting from contaminated equipment and invasive procedures
  • Control, treatment and disinfection of Mycobacterium avium complex in drinking water
  • Approaches to risk management in priority setting
  • References
  • Index.
Description
xxii, 237 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Developed from the expert workshop held in Guildford, UK on 18-20 Sept., 2002 by the World Health Organization's Water, Sanitation and Health Office in collaboration with the US EPA Office of Research and Development.
  • "Published on behalf of the World Health Organization."--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-227) and index.
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Also available via the World Wide Web.
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