State of the Science and Research Needs for Opportunistic Pathogens in Premise Plumbing - 4379
Completion Year Research Value Research Manager Contractor
2013 $149,004.24 Mary Smith Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
This report presents information on the state of the science and research needs for opportunistic pathogens in premise plumbing (OPPPs) based on a WaterRF Expert Workshop. The report focuses on five model OPPPs: Legionella pneumophila, Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acanthamoeba spp., and Naegleria fowleri. Current understanding of their epidemiology, microbial ecology, methodology, and engineering controls are discussed. Published in 2013.

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State of the Science and Research Needs for Opportunistic Pathogens in Premise Plumbing43797/9/2013 
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