Water Technology (3rd edition)
Chapter 12. Pathogens and Their Removal
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12.1 Waterborne Pathogens

Review of Bacterial Pathogens in water

A new review  has just been published  by João P. S. Cabral entitled Water Microbiology: Bacterial Pathogens and Water has been publsihed in the
International Journal of  Environmental  Research and Public Health (2010, 7, 3657-3703).  In this review a general characterization of the most
important bacterial diseases transmitted through water—cholera, typhoid fever and bacillary dysentery—is presented, focusing on the biology and
ecology of the causal agents and on the diseases‘ characteristics and their life cycles in the environment. The importance of pathogenic Escherichia
coli strains and emerging pathogens in drinking water-transmitted diseases is also briefly discussed.
Text Corrections!

Page 360-361  You will have noticed that the size range given for the pathogens are rather large.  The units have been given as m rather than μm  a big
difference.  So this should read as heminths (>100 μm Protozans),  (5-100), bacteria (0.5-1.0 μm), viruses (0.01-0.1μm).  Sorry.