Rinske M Valster

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  1. pmc Free-living protozoa in two unchlorinated drinking water supplies, identified by phylogenic analysis of 18S rRNA gene sequences
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR, Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4736-46. 2009
  2. pmc Detection of protozoan hosts for Legionella pneumophila in engineered water systems by using a biofilm batch test
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7144-53. 2010
  3. pmc Quantitative detection of the free-living amoeba Hartmannella vermiformis in surface water by using real-time PCR
    Melanie W Kuiper
    Kiwa N V Water Research, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5750-6. 2006
  4. pmc Relationships between free-living protozoa, cultivable Legionella spp., and water quality characteristics in three drinking water supplies in the Caribbean
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7321-8. 2011

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  1. pmc Free-living protozoa in two unchlorinated drinking water supplies, identified by phylogenic analysis of 18S rRNA gene sequences
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR, Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4736-46. 2009
    ..vermiformis in distributed water. Hence, the application of qPCR may be promising in elucidating the relationship between drinking water quality and the presence of specific protozoa...
  2. pmc Detection of protozoan hosts for Legionella pneumophila in engineered water systems by using a biofilm batch test
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7144-53. 2010
    ..were identified as candidate hosts. In vitro studies are needed to confirm their role as hosts for L. pneumophila. Unidentified protozoa were implicated as hosts for uncultured Legionella spp. grown in BBT flasks at 15°C...
  3. pmc Quantitative detection of the free-living amoeba Hartmannella vermiformis in surface water by using real-time PCR
    Melanie W Kuiper
    Kiwa N V Water Research, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5750-6. 2006
    ..Hence, H. vermiformis, which is highly similar to strains serving as hosts for L. pneumophila, is a common component of the microbial community in fresh surface water...
  4. pmc Relationships between free-living protozoa, cultivable Legionella spp., and water quality characteristics in three drinking water supplies in the Caribbean
    Rinske M Valster
    KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Groningenhaven 7, P O Box 1072, 3430 BB Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:7321-8. 2011
    ..5 NTU in most samples of distributed water. The absence of H. vermiformis in most samples from supply CA-3 suggests that growth of this protozoan is limited at ATP concentrations of <1 ng liter(-1)...