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Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology

, 7:267

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Occurrence and persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in water

  • Nena NwachukuAffiliated withUnited States Environmental Protection AgencyDepartment of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona
  • , Charles P. GerbaAffiliated withUnited States Environmental Protection AgencyDepartment of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona Email author 

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Abstract

Escherichia coli O157:H7 has been associated with water related outbreaks. It has been isolated from surface and ground waters. It is capable of survival in water for days to weeks

Keywords

Bacteria Escherichia coli O157:H7 Occurrence Survival Water