coliform bacteria


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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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The contaminants were detected in more than one sample, or greater than 5 percent of the samples collected for coliform bacteria testing this month.
According to reports, Chinese authorities initially traced coliform bacteria, known to be found in faecal matter and sewage, in Ikea cakes in November 2012.
A company statement said: "Traces of coliform bacteria have been found in two isolated production batches of almond cake with chocolate and butterscotch, produced for the restaurant, from one supplier in Sweden.
From the first source (tube well) no coliform bacteria were found that is why it is potable water.
coli organisms are readily used as indicators for fecal contamination and are one of the principal types of fecal coliform bacteria (Bradshaw & Powell, 2004; Salvato et al.
The Health Department said my water was fine, but they only tested for coliform bacteria.
These containers prevent people from putting their hands in the water and recontaminating it with coliform bacteria and other contaminants.
As standard Oxoid includes high quality culture media for total aerobic microbial, coliform bacteria and yeast/mould counts but offer bespoke slides and plates if needed.
Uncontrolled water supplies are readily contaminated with coliform bacteria, environmental mycobacteria, Legionella spp.
Globally, most water quality limits or guidelines are based on counts of fecal coliform bacteria.