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Published by AWWA Research Foundation/American Water Works Association/IWA Pub. in Denver, CO .
Written in English


  • Water -- Sampling -- Standards.,
  • Cryptosporidium -- Genetics.,
  • Drinking water -- Contamination.,
  • Cryptosporidium -- Control.,
  • DNA -- Databases.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Lihua Xiao, Kerri Alderisio, and Ajaib Singh.
ContributionsAlderisio, Kerri., Singh, Ajaib., AWWA Research Foundation., American Water Works Association., IWA Publishing.
LC ClassificationsTD427.C78 X53 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708577M
ISBN 101583214410
ISBN 109781583214411
LC Control Number2006049852

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  Johnson DW, Pieniazek NJ, Griffin DW, Misener L, Rose JB. Development of a PCR protocol for sensitive detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water samples. Appl Environ Microbiol ; Antibody detection: There are currently no commercially available serologic assays for the detection of Cryptosporidium-specific antibodies. However. The detection of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in environmental water samples and the determination of oocyst infectivity are imperative issues for the water industry. An integrated Cell Culture Polymerase Chain Reaction (CC-PCR) method has been developed recently for the detection and molecular genotyping of infectious waterborne C. parvum. Evaluation of Cryptosporidium parvum Genotyping Techniques Article (PDF Available) in Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65(10) November with 74 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Cryptosporidiumdetection and genotyping. After washing the specimens twice in distilled water, genomic DNA was extracted from ml of specimens using a FastDNA SPIN kit for soil (BIO , Carlsbad, CA) and eluted in μl of reagent-grade water as described previously (10).Cited by: