Affiliation: Michigan State University
- Evaluation of public health risks at recreational beaches in Lake Michigan via detection of enteric viruses and a human-specific bacteriological markerMark Wong
Department of Crops and Soil Sciences, A570 Plant and Soil Sciences Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Water Res 43:1137-49. 2009..2 to 2.4/1000 swimmers using a quantitative microbial risk assessment model, with three swims during a day at the beach for children and over the season, the risk was 9-15/1000 swimmers using adenovirus as the model...
- Occurrence of human adenoviruses at two recreational beaches of the great lakesIrene Xagoraraki
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, A136 Engineering Research Complex, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7874-81. 2007..This study revealed the occurrence of HAdVs at Lake Michigan recreational beaches. Given the potential health risks, further assessment regarding sources, virus transport, and survival is needed to improve the safety of the region...