Brian M Pecson

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of temperature, pH, and ammonia concentration on the inactivation of Ascaris eggs in sewage sludge
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1710, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1710, USA
    Water Res 41:2893-902. 2007
  2. pmc Quantitative PCR for determining the infectivity of bacteriophage MS2 upon inactivation by heat, UV-B radiation, and singlet oxygen: advantages and limitations of an enzymatic treatment to reduce false-positive results
    Brian M Pecson
    Environmental Science and Technology Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5544-54. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Photoinactivation of virus on iron-oxide coated sand: enhancing inactivation in sunlit waters
    Brian M Pecson
    Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Water Res 46:1763-70. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Framework for using quantitative PCR as a nonculture based method to estimate virus infectivity
    Brian M Pecson
    Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Station 2, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 45:2257-63. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of Ascaris suum eggs by ammonia
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1710, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1710, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7909-14. 2005
  6. pmc A real-time PCR method for quantifying viable ascaris eggs using the first internally transcribed spacer region of ribosomal DNA
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MS 1710, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7864-72. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Fate of the pathogen indicators phage ΦX174 and Ascaris suum eggs during the production of struvite fertilizer from source-separated urine
    Loïc Decrey
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Water Res 45:4960-72. 2011

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of temperature, pH, and ammonia concentration on the inactivation of Ascaris eggs in sewage sludge
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1710, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1710, USA
    Water Res 41:2893-902. 2007
    ..Furthermore, inactivation by ammonia could be exploited to improve the effectiveness of alkaline sludge stabilization...
  2. pmc Quantitative PCR for determining the infectivity of bacteriophage MS2 upon inactivation by heat, UV-B radiation, and singlet oxygen: advantages and limitations of an enzymatic treatment to reduce false-positive results
    Brian M Pecson
    Environmental Science and Technology Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5544-54. 2009
    ..By decreasing false-positive signals, ET-qPCR improved the detection of infectivity loss relative to qPCR...
  3. doi request reprint Photoinactivation of virus on iron-oxide coated sand: enhancing inactivation in sunlit waters
    Brian M Pecson
    Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Water Res 46:1763-70. 2012
    ..These qualities make it an attractive option for improving viral control strategies in constructed wetlands...
  4. doi request reprint Framework for using quantitative PCR as a nonculture based method to estimate virus infectivity
    Brian M Pecson
    Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Station 2, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 45:2257-63. 2011
    ..While developed for UV(254)-inactivated virus, the framework should apply to any disinfection technique that causes inactivation via single genomic lesions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of Ascaris suum eggs by ammonia
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1710, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1710, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7909-14. 2005
    ..Thus, environmentally relevant concentrations of ammonia may significantly increase the rate of Ascaris egg inactivation during alkaline stabilization...
  6. pmc A real-time PCR method for quantifying viable ascaris eggs using the first internally transcribed spacer region of ribosomal DNA
    Brian M Pecson
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MS 1710, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1710, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7864-72. 2006
    ..The rDNA qPCR method is promising for both research and regulatory applications...
  7. doi request reprint Fate of the pathogen indicators phage ΦX174 and Ascaris suum eggs during the production of struvite fertilizer from source-separated urine
    Loïc Decrey
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Water Res 45:4960-72. 2011
    ..Sunlight exposure did not directly affect the infectivity of phages or Ascaris eggs in struvite cakes, though the resultant rise in temperature accelerated the drying of the struvite cake, which contributed to inactivation...