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coliform bacteria

Coliforms Microbiology Any of a number of small, gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultative anaerobic bacteria which are used to monitor water pollution by feces
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Its unique physical properties allow sustained high flow rates while still providing exceptional treatment of coliform bacteria.
In addition, coliform bacteria (indicating fecal contamination) were isolated from at least one sample of each item sampled except for the internal room door handle and bathroom faucet.
coli and coliform bacteria in water within 24 hours, which speeds time-to-result by a full day when compared to Lactose TTC agar.
Coliform bacteria were found in water samples from all the five water resources tested.
The coliform bacteria known to be found in human faeces and sewage, was traced by Chinese authorities in November.
Coliform bacteria in water are a marker for fecal contamination, which can cause gastroenteritis.
there were between about 2,700 and 4,200 units of coliform bacteria.
coli or fecal coliform bacteria and that most municipalities test their water for coliform bacteria more than 100 times a month.
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The section also undertakes periodic checks on energy drinks like counting total bacteria, coliform bacteria, fecal matter, yeasts and fungi to ensure consumer safety," Hajri said.
Because fecal coliform bacteria levels have exceeded Georgia Water Quality Standards over the last ten years, portions of the lower Coosawattee Riven Georgia, are listed as impaired by the state of Georgia and do not support its recreational-use designation.
Under the existing water quality criteria, the ministry checks if the water contains coliform bacteria or oil slick.