Kristina D Mena
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Risk assessment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in waterKristina D Mena
University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 201:71-115. 2009..In summary, two routes appear to carry the greatest health risks from contacting water contaminated with P. aeruginosa (1) skin exposure in hot tubs and (2) lung exposure from inhaling aerosols...
- Waterborne adenovirusKristina D Mena
University of Texas, Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 198:133-67. 2009..2). More data are needed regarding effectiveness of water treatment against adenovirus and the human-virus dose-response relationship to fully understand the role of adenovirus as a waterborne public health threat...
- An approach for developing quantitative risk-based microbial standards for fresh produceKristina D Mena
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, P O Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
J Water Health 6:359-64. 2008..In addition, critical factors are identified which need to be incorporated in such a risk assessment approach as well as their impact on risk estimates to provide growers with benchmarks which may be targeted to reduce health risks...
- Evaluation of neighborhood treatment systems for potable water supplyVeronica Corella-Barud
University of Texas at El Paso, Center for Environmental Resource Management, El Paso, Texas, USA
Int J Environ Health Res 19:49-58. 2009..Microbiological quality of the treated water in the homes was not demonstrably superior to that of other sources...