L Weaver

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Environmental Science and Research
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transport of microbial tracers in clean and organically contaminated silica sand in laboratory columns compared with their transport in the field
    Louise Weaver
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, PO Box 29 181, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 443:55-64. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Potential for preventing spread of fungi in air-conditioning systems constructed using copper instead of aluminium
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:18-23. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Potential action of copper surfaces on meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 109:2200-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Survival of Clostridium difficile on copper and steel: futuristic options for hospital hygiene
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:145-51. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Survival of Escherichia coli, enterococci and Campylobacter jejuni in Canada goose faeces on pasture
    E M Moriarty
    Christchurch Science Centre, Institute of Environmental Science and Research ESR Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Zoonoses Public Health 59:490-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Transport of microbial tracers in clean and organically contaminated silica sand in laboratory columns compared with their transport in the field
    Louise Weaver
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, PO Box 29 181, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Sci Total Environ 443:55-64. 2013
    ..This research demonstrates the importance of combining laboratory scale and field scale studies to fully understand removal of microbes in groundwater aquifers affected by organic matter (DOC)...
  2. doi request reprint Potential for preventing spread of fungi in air-conditioning systems constructed using copper instead of aluminium
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, University of Southampton, Biomedical Sciences Building, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:18-23. 2010
    ..As copper has been previously suggested as an antimicrobial surface, we tested the effectiveness of copper as an antifungal surface which could be used in air-conditioning systems as an alternative to aluminium...
  3. doi request reprint Potential action of copper surfaces on meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 109:2200-5. 2010
    ..Studies to date have shown rapid killing of bacterial cells when exposed to copper surfaces. The mechanistic action of copper on bacterial cells is so far unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Survival of Clostridium difficile on copper and steel: futuristic options for hospital hygiene
    L Weaver
    Environmental Healthcare Unit, School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:145-51. 2008
    ..The results suggest that using copper alloys in hospitals and other healthcare facilities could offer the potential to reduce spread of C. difficile from contaminated surfaces...
  5. doi request reprint Survival of Escherichia coli, enterococci and Campylobacter jejuni in Canada goose faeces on pasture
    E M Moriarty
    Christchurch Science Centre, Institute of Environmental Science and Research ESR Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Zoonoses Public Health 59:490-7. 2012
    ..This research highlights the ability of bacterial indicators to replicate and survive in the environment when harboured by avian faeces, and the limited risk aged Canada goose faeces pose as an environmental source of Campylobacter spp...