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  • ecology
  • Work in his laboratory is focused on (a) the physiology and ecology of anaerobes, (b) invertebrate microbiology, and (c) the intermediary ecosystem metabolism of environments (e.g., peatlands) that emit the greenhouse gases methane and nitrous oxide. (asm.org)
  • Research Interests: bacterial physiology and ecology related to human health and disease, clinical/environmental persistence and industrial microbiology Including: Microbiotas (oral, skin and intestinal), biofilm communities, biofilm control, microbial community profiling, infection models, probiotics and prebiotics, antimicrobial resistance, biocides and in vitro models. (asm.org)
  • This grant supports two additional years of research by a team at the Berkeley Indoor Microbial Research Consortium, which aims to expand our understanding of the microbial ecology of the built environment as mediated by interactions among organisms, particulate matter, and volatile and nonvolatile chemicals. (sloan.org)
  • Under the direction of principal investigator (PI) Thomas Bruns, professor of plant and microbial ecology at the University of California, Berkeley, the proposed work plan is organized around four objectives: Build an integrated understanding of the role of occupancy and occupant behaviors on bioaerosols and microbially derived chemical emissions in residential environments. (sloan.org)
  • Quantitative Microbiology of Food Processing: Modeling the Microbial Ecology explores the effects of food processing techniques on these microorganisms, the microbial ecology of food, and the surrounding issues concerning contemporary food safety and stability. (wiley.com)
  • Written in accessible, clear prose, the manual covers four broad areas: general methodologies, environmental public health microbiology, microbial ecology, and biodegradation and biotransformation. (asmscience.org)
  • spoilage
  • Abstract AimsTo investigate the transmission route of Carnobacterium from the farm environment to the meat-manufacturing plant and potential risk for meat spoilage. (usda.gov)
  • Specific issues related to microbial spoilage (packaged meat) and quality (milk) that are of concern to the Irish food industry. (teagasc.ie)
  • 2018
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2018, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems (August 2018). (aiha.org)
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: "Requirement to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems to Prevent Cases and Outbreaks of Legionnaires' Disease (LD)" (July 2018). (aiha.org)
  • wastewater
  • We are looking for a Research Officer to be primarily involved in work related to quantitative microbial risk assessment of recycled wastewater. (ukjob.co.uk)
  • 2017) "A Global, Spatially-Explicit Assessment of Irrigated Croplands Influenced by Urban Wastewater Flows. (berkeley.edu)
  • Virus concentration in influent, effluent from the secondary treatment, and chlorine-disinfected effluent of four municipal wastewater treatment plants were analyzed by a quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) approach, and the probabilistic distributions of log reduction (LR) were estimated by a Bayesian estimation algorithm. (iwaponline.com)
  • The LR value in the secondary treatment was virus type and unit process dependent, which raised the importance for accumulating the data of virus LR values applicable to the multiple-barrier system, which is a global concept of microbial risk management in wastewater reclamation and reuse. (iwaponline.com)
  • biofilm
  • We will consider the role of incidental ingestion of water, inhalation of water aerosols, and the role of biofilm in the water distribution system in our assessment. (msu.edu)
  • Salmonella
  • Stochastic risk assessment models were constructed to estimate the changes in Salmonella prevalence and concentration, between retail and consumption, with the probability of illness per meal estimated. (edu.au)
  • fecal
  • This study presents the first quantitative measurement of human adenovirus genomes in urban rivers and their statistical relationship to fecal indicator bacteria and coliphages. (asm.org)
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has established microbial pollution indicator standards recommending the use of bacterial indicators, including counts of total and fecal coliforms and enterococci, during routine monitoring ( 10 ). (asm.org)
  • approaches
  • Furthermore, combining these approaches with qualitative and quantitative research methods for public and eco-health holds an even greater promise for holistic research. (bgu.ac.il)
  • Dr. Dannemiller's interdisciplinary research integrates engineering with microbiology and addresses emerging health challenges and environmental concerns using -omics approaches. (osu.edu)
  • Legionella
  • Risk of infection by Giardia or Legionella is possible through other activities as well, such as maintaining the water treatment system, or person-to-person transmission, respectively, but this analysis will focus on only the risks directly related to showering. (msu.edu)
  • The risks of ingestion of Giardia and inhalation of Legionella spp. (msu.edu)
  • ANSI/ASHRAE 188 provides little guidance on sampling and interpreting measurement results, and provides no guidance at all on how to plan and carry out a Legionella risk assessment. (aiha.org)
  • The model allows users to evaluate a water system's susceptibility to Legionella amplification and to prioritize corrective actions or improvements for systems found to be at high risk. (aiha.org)
  • Soil
  • Soil protists are of key importance for our understanding of eukaryotic evolution and microbial biogeography. (deepdyve.com)
  • estimate
  • The quantitative estimate of Giardia dose was the product of the declared amount of drinking water intake (in L) by the logarithm of cysts concentrations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The Odds Ratio for one unit of dose [OR = 1.76 (95% CI: 1.21, 2.55)] showed a very good consistency with the risk assessment estimate computed after the literature dose-response, provided application of a 20 % abatement factor to the cysts counts that were measured in the epidemiological study. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Markers
  • Coherence among different microbial source tracking markers in a small agricultural stream with and without livestock exclusion practices. (gc.ca)
  • Reuse
  • Chaudhry, R.M., Hamilton, K.A., Haas, C.N., and K.L. Nelson (2017) "Drivers of Microbial Risk for Direct Potable Reuse and de Facto Reuse Treatment Schemes: The Impacts of Source Water Quality and Blending. (berkeley.edu)
  • processes
  • Forest hydrology: processes, management and assessment. (epa.gov)
  • Each chapter includes background information regarding a specific unit operation, discussion of quantitative aspects, and examples of food processes in which the unit operation plays a major role in microbial safety. (wiley.com)
  • Her research also elucidated resident microbial populations and fundamental transport processes occurring in homes. (osu.edu)
  • aims
  • This session will feature invited talks and selected oral presentations dedicated to translational research harnessing advanced diagnostics to manage water bodies and aims to facilitate cross-talk between the various disciplines engaged in water sciences, microbiology, computational biology, medicine, social sciences and public health. (bgu.ac.il)
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • Abstract AimsAeromonas hydrophila (A. hydrophila) has been isolated from various fish species in Egypt and is known to carry virulence and antimicrobial resistance genes, which pose risk for public health. (usda.gov)
  • quantify
  • Pork industry risk managers, therefore, commissioned this study to develop robust risk assessment models to quantify the risks of salmonellosis to Australian consumers from pork burgers and moisture-infused pork, with the aim of informing risk managers in their decisions. (edu.au)
  • meat
  • Chilling of meat carcasses immediately after slaughter is important for microbial safety and quality of the meat. (unl.edu)
  • Drinking
  • Microbiology of Drinking Water Production and Distribution addresses the public health aspects of drinking water treatment and distribution. (wiley.com)
  • it addresses the effect of bioterrorism on drinking water safety, particularly safeguards that are in place to protect consumers against the microbial agents involved. (wiley.com)
  • We compare the risk estimates associated with Giardia in drinking water derived from the dose-response parameter published in the literature and the incidence of acute digestive conditions (ADC) measured in the framework of an epidemiological study in a general population. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Using a participatory- based approach to teaching and learning, attendees will have the opportunity to use software tools and contribute to in-depth discussions, share experiences, and exchange resources in a variety of thematic topics such as Microbial and Ecological Risk Assessment, Risk Based Site Evaluation, Cryptosporidium Epidemiology. (bio.net)
  • 2017
  • In 2017 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandated that all hospitals and long-term care facilities implement a water management plan to reduce the risk of Legionnaires' disease, referencing ANSI/ASHRAE 188 as the basis for such plans. (aiha.org)
  • norovirus
  • for norovirus the risk was 11% for cucumbers and up to 46% for cilantro. (barfblog.com)
  • The risks were drastically reduced, from 59% to 4% for E. coli O157:H7, and from 46% to 2% for norovirus for cilantro in post-harvest washing and disinfection scenario. (barfblog.com)
  • consumption
  • The mean risk of illness from the consumption of a pork burger was estimated at 1:54 x 10-8 (95% uncertainty credible interval 7:2 x 10-10, 4:96 x 10-8) and for a moisture-infused pork steak at 4:12 x 10-8 (95% uncertainty credible interval 9:85 x 10-9, 7:75 x 10-8). (edu.au)