Detection of Giardia Cysts in Drinking Water
The detection, identification, and enumeration of microbiological contaminants, and in the present discussion specifically Giardia cysts in water supplies, are of concern to workers in a number of different disciplines. The microbiologist and the epidemiologist need to know the source of contamination, the level of contamination, the relationship to indicator organisms, and the reservoirs of infection. The engineer and the utility operator need to know how to remove Giardia or how to inactivate it by water treatment. Those responsible for administering drinking water programs want to know where and when the organism occurs in water, the suitability and availability of monitoring methods, and whether or not maximum contaminant levels, treatment requirements or guidance should be developed.
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