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WRRCTR No.168 Recovery of False Positive Fecal Streptococcus on KF Agar from Marine Recreational Waters

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Title WRRCTR No.168 Recovery of False Positive Fecal Streptococcus on KF Agar from Marine Recreational Waters
Creator Fujioka, Roger S Ueno, Aaron A Narikawa, Owen T
Subject coliforms Clostridium enteric bacteria pathogenic bacteria water quality sewage bacteria water quality standards coastal waters fecal streptococcus recreational waters indicator bacteria Hanauma Bay Oahu Hawaii Marine pollution -- Hawaii -- Measurement. Pathogenic bacteria -- Hawaii -- Oahu. Streptococcus.
Description Department of Health Grant/Contract No. Adm. Serv. Off. Log No. 83-331 Fecal streptococcus (FS) is the most often used alternative to fecal coliforms to assess the quality of recreational water. Because the reliability of KF agar to recover FS bacteria has been reported to approach 100%, this medium was used to test the water quality of Hanauma Bay which was suspected as the source of disease transmission to a group of swimmers using this beach park. Marine water samples from Hanauma Bay, Oahu, were characterized by low concentrations of fecal coliforms and...
Date 1984-07
Type Report
Identifier Fujioka RS, Ueno AA, Narikawa OT. 1984. Recovery of false positive fecal streptococcus on KF agar from marine recreational waters. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 168. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2016
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 168
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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