Genomes and Genes
Summary: Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers. (Webster, 3d ed)
Publications304 found, 100 shown here
- Detection of genogroup IV noroviruses in environmental and clinical samples and partial sequencing through rapid amplification of cDNA endsG La Rosa
Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
Arch Virol 153:2077-83. 2008..In order to investigate the distribution of GIV strains in the environment, we analyzed sewage samples collected from five treatment plants, by using newly designed nested RT-PCR assays...
- Frequent detection of highly diverse variants of cardiovirus, cosavirus, bocavirus, and circovirus in sewage samples collected in the United StatesO Blinkova
Blood Systems Research Institute, 270 Masonic Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Clin Microbiol 47:3507-13. 2009Untreated sewage samples from 12 cities in the United States were screened for the presence of recently characterized RNA and DNA viruses found at high prevalence in the stool specimens of South Asian children...
- Combined molecular and conventional analyses of nitrifying bacterium diversity in activated sludge: Nitrosococcus mobilis and Nitrospira-like bacteria as dominant populationsS Juretschko
Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, D 80290 Munich, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 64:3042-51. 1998..populations occurring in the nitrifying activated sludge of an industrial wastewater treatment plant receiving sewage with high ammonia concentrations were studied by use of a polyphasic approach...
- Foetal hypothalamic and pituitary expression of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and galanin systems is disturbed by exposure to sewage sludge chemicals via maternal ingestionM Bellingham
Division of Cell Sciences, Institute of Comparative Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
J Neuroendocrinol 22:527-33. 2010..systems, were affected by maternal exposure to a complex mixture of chemicals, applied to pasture, in the form of sewage sludge...
- Maternal and fetal tissue accumulation of selected endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) following exposure to sewage sludge-treated pastures before or after conceptionS M Rhind
Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, AB15 8QH, UK
J Environ Monit 12:1582-93. 2010..their breeding lives and after mating, to pasture treated with either inorganic fertiliser (control, CC) or with sewage sludge (treated, TT)...
- A metagenome of a full-scale microbial community carrying out enhanced biological phosphorus removalMads Albertsen
Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
ISME J 6:1094-106. 2012..The differences in gene complement between the Accumulibacter clades were limited to genes for extracellular polymeric substances and phage-related genes, suggesting a selective pressure from phages on the Accumulibacter diversity...
- Impacts of sewage irrigation on heavy metal distribution and contamination in Beijing, ChinaWen hua Liu
Research Center for Eco environment Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Environ Int 31:805-12. 2005A potential hazard to Beijing was revealed due to the accumulation trend of heavy metals in agricultural soils with sewage irrigation, which results in metal contamination and human exposure risk...
- Erythromycin resistance-conferring plasmid pRSB105, isolated from a sewage treatment plant, harbors a new macrolide resistance determinant, an integron-containing Tn402-like element, and a large region of unknown functionA Schluter
Fakultat fur Biologie, Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1952-60. 2007..Comparative genomics of pRSB105 and related plasmids elucidated that pRSB105 evolved by integration of distinct modules from different plasmid sources, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa plasmids, and thus represents a mosaic plasmid...
- Tetracycline resistance genes in activated sludge wastewater treatment plantsEric A Auerbach
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, 3204 Engineering Hall, 1415 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Water Res 41:1143-51. 2007..Investigation of the effects of UV disinfection on wastewater effluent showed no reduction in the number of detectable tet(R) gene types...
- Molecular diversity of a North Carolina wastewater treatment plant as revealed by pyrosequencingNina Sanapareddy
Bioinformatics Research Center, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1688-96. 2009..Taken together, these data document the substantial levels of microbial diversity within activated sludge and further establish the great utility of pyrosequencing for investigating diversity in complex ecosystems...
- In situ characterization of Nitrospira-like nitrite-oxidizing bacteria active in wastewater treatment plantsH Daims
, , 85350 Freising, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 67:5273-84. 2001..In contrast, no uptake by the Nitrospira-like bacteria of any of the carbon sources tested was observed under anoxic or anaerobic conditions...
- Methanogenic pathway and community structure in a thermophilic anaerobic digestion process of organic solid wasteDaisuke Sasaki
Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Yayoi 1 1 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
J Biosci Bioeng 111:41-6. 2011..These results imply that the microbial community in the thermophilic degrading process of organic solid waste consists exclusively of unidentified bacteria, which efficiently remove acetate through a non-aceticlastic oxidative pathway...
- Lachnospiraceae and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harborRyan J Newton
Great Lakes WATER Institute, School of Freshwater Sciences, 600 E Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:6972-81. 2011..Sequence analysis of 37 sewage samples and comparison with database sequences revealed a human-associated phylotype within the Lachnospiraceae ..
- Design and development of the ANAEROCHIP microarray for investigation of methanogenic communitiesIngrid H Franke-Whittle
Leopold Franzens University, Institute of Microbiology, Technikerstrasse 25 d, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
J Microbiol Methods 79:279-88. 2009..7%), Methanosarcina (2.1%), Methanosphaera (1.6%), an uncultured archaeon (1.6%) and Methanothermobacter (1%) were also detected. These results showed the microarray to be a suitable tool for studying methanogenic communities in sludge...
- Focused-Pulsed sludge pre-treatment increases the bacterial diversity and relative abundance of acetoclastic methanogens in a full-scale anaerobic digesterHusen Zhang
Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, 1001 McAlister Ave, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Water Res 43:4517-26. 2009....
- Pathogenic bacteria in sewage treatment plants as revealed by 454 pyrosequencingLin Ye
Environmental Biotechnology Lab, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Environ Sci Technol 45:7173-9. 2011..The approach demonstrated in this study could examine most of the potentially pathogenic bacteria simultaneously instead of one-by-one detection by other methods...
- Determination of fluoroquinolone antibacterial agents in sewage sludge and sludge-treated soil using accelerated solvent extraction followed by solid-phase extractionEva M Golet
Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EA WAG, Dubendorf
Anal Chem 74:5455-62. 2002..quantitative determination of humanuse fluoroquinolone antibacterial agents (FQs) ciprofloxacin and norfloxacin in sewage sludge and sludge-treated soil samples was developed...
- Contribution of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) to the sludge aggregationXiao Meng Liu
Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 230026 China
Environ Sci Technol 44:4355-60. 2010..On the other hand, the interaction energy of TB-EPS is not always negative, depending on the separation distance between sludge cells. These results imply that the LB-EPS and TB-EPS have different contributions to the sludge aggregation...
- Antibiotic resistance of E. coli in sewage and sludgeF F Reinthaler
Institute of Hygiene, University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 4, Austria
Water Res 37:1685-90. 2003..Investigations have been done in sewage, sludge and receiving waters from three different sewage treatment plants in southern Austria. A total of 767 E...
- Inadequately treated wastewater as a source of human enteric viruses in the environmentAnthony I Okoh
Applied and Environmental Microbiology Research Group, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:2620-37. 2010..The discharge of inadequately treated sewage effluents is the most common source of enteric viral pathogens in aquatic environments...
- Environmental microbiota represents a natural reservoir for dissemination of clinically relevant metallo-beta-lactamasesClaudia Scotta
Area de Microbiologia, Universidad de las Islas Baleares, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:5376-9. 2011..aeruginosa (n = 2), Ochrobactrum anthropi (n = 1), and Enterobacter ludwigii (n = 1), were detected in the sewage water of a hospital...
- Kinetics and metabolic versatility of highly tolerant phenol degrading Alcaligenes strain TW1Tamer Essam
Department of Biotechnology, Lund University, P O Box 124, S 22100 Lund, Sweden
J Hazard Mater 173:783-8. 2010..55 to 0.64 mg dry cell mass/mg phenol. Due to its high tolerance to phenol and high metabolic versatility, Alcaligenes sp. TW1 is considered an excellent candidate for the biotreatment of high strength phenol-laden industrial wastewaters...
- Comparison of molecular markers to detect fresh sewage in environmental watersW Ahmed
Department of Natural Resources and Water, 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly, Brisbane 4068, Australia
Water Res 43:4908-17. 2009..polyomaviruses (HS-PVs) assays were evaluated in freshwater, seawater and distilled water to detect fresh sewage. The sewage spiked water samples were also tested for the concentrations of traditional fecal indicators (i.e...
- Sampling for PPCPs in wastewater systems: comparison of different sampling modes and optimization strategiesChristoph Ort
The University of Queensland, Advanced Water Management Centre, QLD 4072, Australia
Environ Sci Technol 44:6289-96. 2010..modes when evaluating loads of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in sewers and influents to sewage treatment plants (STPs)...
- Bacterial community analysis of activated sludge: an evaluation of four commonly used DNA extraction methodsLouise Vanysacker
Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 23, P O Box 2461, 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:299-307. 2010..Taking into account our results, we recommend Fast as the most suitable DNA extraction method for activated sludge samples used for bacterial community studies...
- Use of subgenic 18S ribosomal DNA PCR and sequencing for genus and genotype identification of acanthamoebae from humans with keratitis and from sewage sludgeJ M Schroeder
Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, 484 W. 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:1903-11. 2001..B1 sequences identified nine South African AK-associated isolates as genotype T4 and three isolates from sewage sludge as genotype T5. Our results demonstrate the usefulness of 18S ribosomal DNA PCR amplimers ASA.S1 and GTSA...
- A Nitrospira metagenome illuminates the physiology and evolution of globally important nitrite-oxidizing bacteriaSebastian Lücker
Department of Microbial Ecology, Ecology Centre, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:13479-84. 2010....
- Highly divergent neurovirulent vaccine-derived polioviruses of all three serotypes are recurrently detected in Finnish sewageM Roivainen
National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
Euro Surveill 15:pii/19566. 2010..e. search for infectious poliovirus in sewage samples...
- Pharmaceutical chemicals and endocrine disrupters in municipal wastewater in Tokyo and their removal during activated sludge treatmentNorihide Nakada
Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry LOG, Institute of Symbiotic Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8509, Japan
Water Res 40:3297-303. 2006..estriol) in 24-h composite samples of influents and secondary effluents collected seasonally from five municipal sewage treatment plants in Tokyo...
- Occurrence of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in sewage and receiving waters at Spitsbergen and in NorwayTerje Vasskog
Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
J Chromatogr A 1185:194-205. 2008..metabolites (desmethylcitalopram, didesmethylcitalopram, norfluoxetine and desmethylsertraline) in seawater and sewage influents and effluents, has been developed and validated...
- Pharmaceutical compounds in the wastewater process stream in Northwest OhioAlison L Spongberg
Department of Environmental Sciences, Mail Stop 604, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
Sci Total Environ 397:148-57. 2008..These data are presented here for comparison with this emerging set of environmental compounds of concern...
- Microbial community composition and function in wastewater treatment plantsMichael Wagner
Microbial Ecology Group, Lehrstuhl fur Mikrobiologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 81:665-80. 2002..Here we provide an overview of what is currently known about the identity and physiology of some of the microbial key players in activated sludge and biofilm systems...
- Analysis of the bacterial community in a laboratory-scale nitrification reactor and a wastewater treatment plant by 454-pyrosequencingLin Ye
Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory, Genome Research Center, The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Water Res 45:4390-8. 2011..In this paper the reasons for this mistakenly assignment were analyzed and correction methods were proposed...
- Microbial population dynamics during start-up and overload conditions of anaerobic digesters treating municipal solid waste and sewage sludgeKatherine D McMahon
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 3221 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, 205 North Mathews Avenue, 61801, USA
Biotechnol Bioeng 87:823-34. 2004..start-up and during periods of overload conditions in anaerobic co-digesters treating municipal solid waste and sewage sludge...
- Population dynamics of phenol-degrading bacteria in activated sludge determined by gyrB-targeted quantitative PCRK Watanabe
Corporate Research and Development Laboratories, Tonen Corporation, Saitama, Japan
Appl Environ Microbiol 64:1203-9. 1998..The behavior of both of these strains in the activated sludge reflected the growth kinetics of the strains determined in laboratory axenic cultures...
- Communities of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in activated sludge of various sewage treatment plants in TokyoTawan Limpiyakorn
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 54:205-17. 2005We investigated ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in activated sludge collected from 12 sewage treatment systems, whose ammonia removal and treatment processes differed, during three different seasons...
- Identification of diverse antimicrobial resistance determinants carried on bacterial, plasmid, or viral metagenomes from an activated sludge microbial assemblageLarissa C Parsley
Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, 120 W Samford Ave, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3753-7. 2010....
- Drugs in the environment: emission of drugs, diagnostic aids and disinfectants into wastewater by hospitals in relation to other sources--a reviewK Kümmerer
Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
Chemosphere 45:957-69. 2001..enter the aquatic environment and eventually reach drinking water if they are not biodegraded or eliminated during sewage treatment...
- Comparing steroid estrogen, and nonylphenol content across a range of European sewage plants with different treatment and management practicesA C Johnson
CEH Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK
Water Res 39:47-58. 2005The effluent of 17 sewage treatment works (STW) across Norway, Sweden, Finland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and Switzerland was studied for the presence of estradiol (E2), estrone (E1), ethinylestradiol (EE2) and nonylphenol ..
- Conversion of sewage sludge into lipids by Lipomyces starkeyi for biodiesel productionC Angerbauer
Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Graz University of Technology, Petersgasse 12, 8010 Graz, Austria
Bioresour Technol 99:3051-6. 2008The potential of accumulation of lipids by Lipomyces starkeyi when grown on sewage sludge was assessed. On a synthetic medium, accumulation of lipids strongly depended on the C/N ratio...
- Production of volatile derivatives of metal(loid)s by microflora involved in anaerobic digestion of sewage sludgeK Michalke
Department of Microbiology, University of Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 66:2791-6. 2000..could be shown to be produced by pure cultures of microorganisms which are representatives of the anaerobic sewage sludge microflora, i.e...
- In utero exposure to low doses of environmental pollutants disrupts fetal ovarian development in sheepPaul A Fowler
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute of Medical Sciences, CLSM, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Mol Hum Reprod 14:269-80. 2008..Exposure of treated ewes (n = 7) to pollutants was maximized by surface application of processed sewage sludge to pasture. Control ewes (n = 10) were reared on pasture treated with inorganic fertilizer...
- daime, a novel image analysis program for microbial ecology and biofilm researchHolger Daims
Department für Mikrobielle Okologie, Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
Environ Microbiol 8:200-13. 2006..This image analysis method complements recent molecular techniques for analysing structure-function relationships in microbial communities and will help to characterize symbiotic interactions among microorganisms...
- Antibiotic resistance of enterococci and related bacteria in an urban wastewater treatment plantMiguel Ferreira da Silva
Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 55:322-9. 2006..A positive selection of ciprofloxacin-resistant enterococci was indicated by a significant increase in resistance prevalence (alpha<0.02) in treated wastewater compared with the raw wastewater...
- Real-time PCR detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in clinical and municipal wastewater and genotyping of the ciprofloxacin-resistant isolatesThomas Schwartz
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Department of Environmental Microbiology Water Technology and Geotechnology Division, Institute of Technical Chemistry, Karlsruhe, Germany
FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:158-67. 2006..aeruginosa infections. The results were in agreement with data from clinical analyses, with the exception that no gyrA 87 and no gyrB mutations were found in ciprofloxacin-resistant P. aeruginosa wastewater isolates...
- Diversity and population structure of sewage-derived microorganisms in wastewater treatment plant influentS L McLellan
Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 600 E Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Environ Microbiol 12:378-92. 2010The release of untreated sewage introduces non-indigenous microbial populations of uncertain composition into surface waters...
- Community analysis of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in activated sludge of eight wastewater treatment systemsXiaohui Wang
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
J Environ Sci (China) 22:627-34. 2010..not to Nitrosospira spp. Members of the Nitrosomonas oligotropha and Nitrosomonas communis clusters were found in all samples, while members of Nitrosomonas europaea cluster occurred in some systems...
- Arcobacter defluvii sp. nov., isolated from sewage samplesLuis Collado
Unitat de Microbiologia, Departament de Ciencies Mediques Basiques, Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut IISPV Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:2155-61. 2011..employing a polyphasic taxonomic approach was undertaken to clarify the position of 12 isolates recovered from sewage samples...
- A critical review of the bioavailability and impacts of heavy metals in municipal solid waste composts compared to sewage sludgeStephen R Smith
Centre for Environmental Control and Waste Management, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Environ Int 35:142-56. 2009..The strong metal sorption properties of compost produced from MSW or sewage sludge have important benefits for the remediation of metal contaminated industrial and urban soils...
- Anaerobic phototrophic nitrite oxidation by Thiocapsa sp. strain KS1 and Rhodopseudomonas sp. strain LQ17Joachim Schott
Microbial Ecology, Department of Biology, Universitat Konstanz, D 78465 Konstanz, Germany
Microbiology 156:2428-37. 2010..Slightly higher numbers (about 10(4) cm(-3)) were found in activated sewage sludge...
- Pregnant ewes exposed to multiple endocrine disrupting pollutants through sewage sludge-fertilized pasture show an anti-estrogenic effect in their trabecular boneP Monica Lind
Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, Ulleråkersvägen 40, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Sci Total Environ 408:2340-6. 2010Pregnant ewes were maintained on pastures fertilized, twice yearly, with either sewage sludge (2...
- Comparative toxicity assessment of ozone and activated carbon treated sewage effluents using an in vivo test batteryDaniel Stalter
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Biological Sciences Division, Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Siesmayerstrasse 70, 60323 Frankfurt, Germany
Water Res 44:2610-20. 2010..Adverse effects after the ozone reactor are possibly a result of the formation of toxic oxidation byproducts. Biologically active sand filtration obviously is an effective barrier to such compounds...
- Foetal and post-natal exposure of sheep to sewage sludge chemicals disrupts sperm production in adulthood in a subset of animalsM Bellingham
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Int J Androl 35:317-29. 2012..was to evaluate the effects of in utero and post-natal exposure to environmentally relevant levels of ECs, via sewage sludge application to pasture, on the adult male sheep testis...
- Uptake of pharmaceutical and personal care products by soybean plants from soils applied with biosolids and irrigated with contaminated waterChenXi Wu
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
Environ Sci Technol 44:6157-61. 2010..Data from two different harvests suggest that the uptake from soil to root and translocation from root to leaf may be rate limited for triclosan and triclocarban and metabolism may occur within the plant for carbamazepine...
- New concepts for dynamic plant uptake modelsA Rein
Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
SAR QSAR Environ Res 22:191-215. 2011..Examples are pesticide spraying, or the application of manure and sewage sludge on agricultural fields...
- Toxicity and pollutant impact analysis in an urban river due to combined sewer overflows loadsA Casadio
DISTART Università di Bologna, Bologna 40136, Italy
Water Sci Technol 61:207-15. 2010..Resulting toxicity values are fairly high in both measuring points and seem to confirm synergistic interactions between heavy metals...
- Occurrence of ammonia-oxidizing archaea in wastewater treatment plant bioreactorsHee Deung Park
Environmental Engineering and Sciences Program, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 2115, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5643-7. 2006....
- Distribution, fate and risk assessment of antibiotics in sewage treatment plants in Hong Kong, South ChinaH W Leung
State Key Laboratory in Marine Pollution, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Environ Int 42:1-9. 2012Occurrence, removal, consumption and environmental risks of sixteen antibiotics were investigated in several sewage treatment plants (STPs) featuring different treatment levels in Hong Kong, China...
- The use of Collembola avoidance tests to characterize sewage sludges as soil amendmentsT Natal-da-Luz
IMAR CMA, Department of Zoology, University of Coimbra, Largo Marques de Pombal, P3004 517 Coimbra, Portugal
Chemosphere 77:1526-33. 2009The ecotoxicological characterization of sewage sludge takes into account the additive, antagonistic and synergistic effects that occur as a result of multi-chemical interactions...
- The EPS characteristics of sludge in an aerobic granule membrane bioreactorWang Xuan
Tianjin Key Laboratory of Hollow Fiber Membrane Material and Membrane Process, Institute of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Tianjin Polytechnical University, Tianjin 300160, China
Bioresour Technol 101:8046-50. 2010..Furthermore, application of aerobic granule can improve sludge filtering properties and delay the process of membrane fouling, as a result of better morphological structure and lower EPS content...
- Detection of novel sequences related to african Swine Fever virus in human serum and sewageJoy Loh
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8118, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Virol 83:13019-25. 2009..We report here the discovery of novel viral sequences in human serum and sewage which are clearly related to the asfarvirus family but highly divergent from ASFV...
- Environmental release of oseltamivir from a Norwegian sewage treatment plant during the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemicHenriette Leknes
NILU, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, PO Box 100, N 2027 Kjeller, Norway
Sci Total Environ 414:632-8. 2012..that the pharmaceutically active metabolite of OP, oseltamivir carboxylate (OC), is not readily degraded in sewage treatment plants (STPs) and therefore will be released into receiving waters in elevated concentrations during a ..
- Removal of heavy metal ions by iron oxide coated sewage sludgeThapanapong Phuengprasop
Inter department of Environmental Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
J Hazard Mater 186:502-7. 2011The municipal sewage sludge was modified with iron oxide employed in metal ions removal. The surface modification method was proposed and the effect of parameters in the preparation was studied...
- Quantification of Shiga toxin-converting bacteriophages in wastewater and in fecal samples by real-time quantitative PCRLejla Imamovic
Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, Annex, Floor 0, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5693-701. 2010..A total of 150 samples, including urban raw sewage samples, wastewater samples with fecal contamination from cattle, pigs, and poultry, and fecal samples from humans ..
- Influence of operational parameters on nitrogen removal efficiency and microbial communities in a full-scale activated sludge processYoung Mo Kim
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Water Res 45:5785-95. 2011....
- Assessing risk of heavy metals from consuming food grown on sewage irrigated soils and food chain transferN Sridhara Chary
Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Sciences Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 69:513-24. 2008Heavy metal pollution of soils resulting from sewage and wastewater irrigation is causing major concern due to the potential risk involved. In the present study Musi River and its environs were assessed for heavy metal contamination...
- Bacterial community structure in geographically distributed biological wastewater treatment reactorsSiqing Xia
State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, PR China
Environ Sci Technol 44:7391-6. 2010..Typically, these organisms ranked somewhat lower in terms of abundance but a few were present is much higher proportions...
- Determination of alkylphenol polyethoxylates, bisphenol-A, 17α-ethynylestradiol and 17β-estradiol and its metabolites in sewage samples by SPE and LC/MS/MST Vega-Morales
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Marine Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
J Hazard Mater 183:701-11. 2010..model the behaviour of some endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and to establish the level of contamination in sewage samples, a quantitative method for the simultaneous determination of nonylphenol, octylphenol and corresponding ..
- Seroepidemiology of infection with Toxoplasma gondii in workers occupationally exposed to water, sewage, and soil in Durango, MexicoC Alvarado-Esquivel
Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad S N esquina Fanny Anitua, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
J Parasitol 96:847-50. 2010Water, sewage, and soil are potential sources of infection for Toxoplasma gondii. Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of T...
- Reactive arthritis in a population exposed to an extensive waterborne gastroenteritis outbreak after sewage contamination in Pirkanmaa, FinlandT Uotila
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
Scand J Rheumatol 40:358-62. 2011..To assess the occurrence, clinical picture, and triggering infections of reactive arthritis (ReA) associated with a large waterborne gastroenteritis outbreak...
- Tetracycline resistance genes and tetracycline resistant lactose-fermenting Enterobacteriaceae in activated sludge of sewage treatment plantsTong Zhang
Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Environ Sci Technol 43:3455-60. 2009Activated sludges were sampled from five sewage treatment plants (STPs) distributed in three geographically isolated areas, i.e...
- Occurrence, abundance and elimination of class 1 integrons in one municipal sewage treatment plantLiping Ma
State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, School of the Environment, Nanjing University, 163 Xianlin Road, Nanjing, 210046, China
Ecotoxicology 20:968-73. 2011..1 integrons were investigated for bacterial species isolated from the activated sludge of Nanjing Jiangxinzhou sewage treatment plant (STP, China)...
- Occurrence, abundance, and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes in 15 sewage treatment plants across China and other global locationsXu Xiang Zhang
Environmental Biotechnology Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Environ Sci Technol 45:2598-604. 2011Activated sludge was sampled from 15 sewage treatment plants (STPs) across China and other global locations to investigate the occurrence, abundance and diversity of tetracycline resistance genes (tet) in the STPs...
- Micropollutant loads in the urban water cycleAndreas Musolff
Department of Hydrogeology, UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
Environ Sci Technol 44:4877-83. 2010..This study points out the importance of the pollution pathway CSO and groundwater for the contamination assessments of urban water resources...
- Biodegradation of deltamethrin and its hydrolysis product 3-phenoxybenzaldehyde by a newly isolated Streptomyces aureus strain HP-S-01Shaohua Chen
Key Laboratory of Pesticide and Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, Laboratory of Insect Toxicology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90:1471-83. 2011..Furthermore, the biodegradation kinetics corresponded with the first-order model. Therefore, strain HP-S-01 is suitable for the efficient and rapid bioremediation of pyrethroid-contaminated environment...
- Sewage impacts coral reefs at multiple levels of ecological organizationPasinee Reopanichkul
Faculty of Science, Health and Education, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland Q 4558, Australia
Mar Pollut Bull 58:1356-62. 2009..Because interventions usually require local data on pollution impacts, we measured ecological responses to sewage discharges in Surin Marine Park, Thailand...
- Monitoring anthropogenic sewage pollution on mangrove creeks in southern Mozambique: a test of Palaemon concinnus Dana, 1852 (Palaemonidae) as a biological indicatorGil Penha-Lopes
Laboratório Marítimo da Guia, Centro de Oceanografia, FCUL, Avenida N a Senhora do Cabo, N 939, 2750 374 Cascais, Portugal
Environ Pollut 159:636-45. 2011..Palaemon concinnus populations from one peri-urban (domestic sewage impacted) and two pristine mangrove creeks were studied by sampling nearly 100 shrimps per location every 15 days ..
- Biodegradation of fenvalerate and 3-phenoxybenzoic acid by a novel Stenotrophomonas sp. strain ZS-S-01 and its use in bioremediation of contaminated soilsShaohua Chen
Key Laboratory of Pesticide and Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, Laboratory of Insect Toxicology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, People s Republic of China
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90:755-67. 2011..3 to 4.9 days. Compared with the controls, the half-lives for fenvalerate and 3-PBA reduced by 16.9-156.3 days. These results highlight strain ZS-S-01 may have potential for use in bioremediation of pyrethroid-contaminated environment...
- Molecular detection of hepatitis E virus in sewage samplesGiuseppina La Rosa
Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5870-3. 2010..In Italy, the true burden of HEV infection is unknown. Molecular HEV screening of raw sewage samples from 11 wastewater treatment plants yielded 19 positives (16%; 18 genotype I, 1 genotype III) evenly ..
- Freshwater suspended sediments and sewage are reservoirs for enterotoxin-positive Clostridium perfringensSabrina R Mueller-Spitz
Great Lakes WATER Institute, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5556-62. 2010..PCR and toxin gene profiles identified 174 isolates collected from the suspended sediments, surface water, and sewage influent as C. perfringens type A...
- Neurovirulent vaccine-derived polioviruses in sewage from highly immune populationsLester M Shulman
Central Virology Laboratory, Public Health Services, Ministry of Health, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
PLoS ONE 1:e69. 2006..Israeli environmental surveillance of sewage from populations with high (>95%) documented vaccine coverage of confirmed efficacy identified two separate ..
- Evidence of the co-circulation of enteric viruses in sewage and in the population of Greater CairoA H Kamel
Laboratory of Virology, National Reference Center for Enteric Viruses, Public Hospital of Dijon, Dijon, France
J Appl Microbiol 108:1620-9. 2010To characterize major enteric viruses (enterovirus, rotavirus, norovirus, astrovirus and adenovirus) in the sewage of Greater Cairo and to compare the results with clinical data collected during the same period.
- Detection and molecular characterization of enteric viruses in environmental samples in Monastir, Tunisia between January 2003 and April 2007K Sdiri-Loulizi
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases and Biological Agents, Faculty of Pharmacy, Monastir, Tunisia
J Appl Microbiol 109:1093-104. 2010A prospective study was performed to characterize the main human enteric viruses able to persist in sewage samples and in shellfish tissues, and to establish the correlation between environmental strains and viral infantile diarrhoea ..
- Environmental surveillance of Non-Polio Enteroviruses in IranMohammad Kargar
Department of Microbiology, Islamic Azad University, Jahrom Branch, Iran
Virol J 6:149. 2009..Therefore, by detecting enteroviruses in environmental specimens and sewage, we can understand this virus circulation, the approximate ratio of contaminated persons in society and they are ..
- Oseltamivir carboxylate, the active metabolite of oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu), detected in sewage discharge and river water in JapanGopal C Ghosh
Research Centre for Environmental Quality Management, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
Environ Health Perspect 118:103-7. 2010....
- Biomonitoring of complex occupational exposures to carcinogens: the case of sewage workers in ParisHamzeh Al Zabadi
INSERM ERI 11, Nancy University Medical School, 9 Av de la Foret de Haye, BP 184, 54505 Vandoeuvre Les Nancy Cedex, France
BMC Cancer 8:67. 2008b>Sewage workers provide an essential service in the protection of public and environmental health. However, they are exposed to varied mixtures of chemicals; some are known or suspected to be genotoxics or carcinogens...
- The detection of enteric viruses in selected urban and rural river water and sewage in Kenya, with special reference to rotavirusesN M Kiulia
Enteric Viruses Research Group, Institute of Primate Research, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
J Appl Microbiol 109:818-28. 2010To determine the occurrence of eight human enteric viruses in surface water and sewage samples from different geographical areas in Kenya.
- Human sewage identified as likely source of white pox disease of the threatened Caribbean elkhorn coral, Acropora palmataKathryn Patterson Sutherland
Department of Biology, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789, USA
Environ Microbiol 12:1122-31. 2010..During outbreaks in 2003 a unique strain of S. marcescens was identified in both human sewage and white pox lesions...
- Isolation and characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniae specific bacteriophages from sewage samplesS Kumari
Department of Microbiology, Panjab University, Basic Medical Sciences Building, Chandigarh, 160014, India
Folia Microbiol (Praha) 55:221-7. 2010..Kpn13, Kpn17 and Kpn22), each having specificity against Klebsiella pneumoniae strain B5055, were isolated from sewage samples and characterized in terms of growth characteristics, genetic material, morphology and structural proteins...
- Characterization and quantification of class 1 integrons and associated gene cassettes in sewage treatment plantsXu Xiang Zhang
Environmental Biotechnology Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR, China
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 82:1169-77. 2009Class 1 integrons and gene cassettes containing antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in five different sewage treatment plants (STPs) were characterized and quantified using polymerase chain reaction (PCR), sequencing, and quantitative real-..
- Detection and quantification of group C rotaviruses in communal sewageEdina Meleg
Regional Laboratory of Virology, Baranya County Institute of State Public Health Service, Szabadság út 7, H 7623 Pecs, Hungary
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3394-9. 2008..A total of 35 raw and 35 treated sewage samples collected at the same sampling time in four Hungarian sewage treatment plants during a survey in 2005 were ..
- Priority pollutants in wastewater and combined sewer overflowJohnny Gasperi
Universite Paris Est, Cereve, UMR MA102 AgroParisTech, 61 Avenue du Gal de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
Sci Total Environ 407:263-72. 2008..Of the 66 elements investigated, 33 and 40 priority substances could be observed in raw sewage and wet weather effluent, respectively...
- Molecular structure and transferability of Tn1546-like elements in Enterococcus faecium isolates from clinical, sewage, and surface water samples in IranM Talebi
Department of Microbiology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:1350-6. 2008..faecium (VREF) isolates obtained from patients (n = 49), surface water (n = 28), and urban and hospital sewage (n = 66) in Tehran, Iran, were investigated...
- New tools for the study and direct surveillance of viral pathogens in waterAlbert Bosch
Enteric Virus Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Spain
Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:295-301. 2008..However, new tools are nowadays available for the study and direct surveillance of viral pathogens in water that may contribute to fulfil these requirements...
- Meta-analysis of mass balances examining chemical fate during wastewater treatmentJochen Heidler
Johns Hopkins University Center for Water and Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:6324-32. 2008..as well as on the chemical loading to streams and soils receiving, respectively, treated effluent and digested sewage sludge (biosolids)...
- Fluorescence as a potential monitoring tool for recycled water systems: a reviewR K Henderson
UNSW Water Research Centre, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Water Res 43:863-81. 2009..water systems - for example, cross-connection events in dual reticulation pipes that recycle advanced treated sewage effluent - as existing technologies, including total organic carbon and conductivity monitoring, cannot always ..
- Bacteriophages and diffusion of beta-lactamase genesMaite Muniesa
University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Emerg Infect Dis 10:1134-7. 2004We evaluated the presence of various Beta-lactamase genes within the bacteriophages in sewage. Results showed the occurrence of phage particles carrying sequences of bla(OXA-2), bla(PSE-1) or bla(PSE-4) and bla(PSE)-type genes...
- Virulence characteristics and epidemiology of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersiniae other than Y. pseudotuberculosis and Y. pestis isolated from water and sewageJ P Falcão
Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas UNESP, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
J Appl Microbiol 96:1230-6. 2004To determine the species, bio-sero-phagetypes, antimicrobial drug resistance and also the pathogenic potential of 144 strains of Yersinia spp. isolated from water sources and sewage in Brazil.
- Odour measurements for sewage treatment worksP Gostelow
School of Water Sciences, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedford MK43 OAL, UK
Water Res 35:579-97. 2001Public concern over odours from sewage treatment works is increasing. More people are being exposed to odours, due to development around existing works or construction of new works...
- Behavior and occurrence of estrogens in municipal sewage treatment plants--I. Investigations in Germany, Canada and BrazilT A Ternes
ESWE Institute for Water Research and Water Technology, Wiesbaden, Germany
Sci Total Environ 225:81-90. 1999The developed method enables the quantification of estrogens in sewage samples down to 1 ng/l and in river water down to 0.5 ng/l...
- Sequence of the 68,869 bp IncP-1alpha plasmid pTB11 from a waste-water treatment plant reveals a highly conserved backbone, a Tn402-like integron and other transposable elementsThomas Tennstedt
Fakultat fur Biologie, Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, D 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
Plasmid 53:218-38. 2005..Identification of IncP-1alpha plasmids in bacteria of the waste-water treatment plant's final effluents indicates that bacteria carrying these kind of plasmids are released into the environment...
- Detection of Pathogens in Avian Fecal PollutionSANDRA MCLELLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..many times are not a reflection of serious contamination events that present a known health risk, such as human sewage overflows...
- Natural History of Urban LeptospirosisAlbert Icksang Ko; Fiscal Year: 2010..to hypothesize that effective prevention of urban leptospirosis requires providing slum communities with adequate sewage and drainage systems...
- Novel accelerated in vitro breeding for phytoremediationMIHALY CZAKO; Fiscal Year: 2007..of TCP at Southern Sun (8a), and to demonstrate biomass production and remediation of a select pollutant in city sewage sludge at BioTech, Inc., Cayce SC (8b), and potentially in hog lagoons in Clinton, NC...
- PREVENTION OF MILK-BORNE TRANSMISSION OF HIV IN BOTSWANAMyron Essex; Fiscal Year: 2004..is likely to increase infant morbidity and mortality, especially in environments where water quality and sewage treatment are not optimal...
- Transmission dynamics of cryptosporidial infections in IndiaGagandeep Kang; Fiscal Year: 2010..as well as potentially transmissible infections in family members, household animals, drinking water and sewage. Molecular information on genotyping will be integrated with clinical and epidemiologic information in a spatial ..
- Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste WaterJames Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003..Hypothesis: Bacterial species in the Dental sewage pipe biofilms include those from the oral biofilms (e.g...
- The metalloenzymes of ammonia-oxidizing bacteriaA Pacheco; Fiscal Year: 2005..Mixtures of Nm. europaea, and complementary bacteria that reduce nitrite to nitrogen, are used in sewage treatment plants to eliminate excess ammonia from waste water...
- Local Health Impacts of Land Application of Sewage SludgeSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2009..internet to seek assistance in conducting research into health problems that may be caused by land application of sewage sludge, and to educate citizens and government officials...
- Local Health Impacts of Land Application of Sewage SludgeSteven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007..internet to seek assistance in conducting research into health problems that may be caused by land application of sewage sludge, and to educate citizens and government officials...
- Local Health Impacts of Land Application of Sewage SludgeSteven B Wing; Fiscal Year: 2010..internet to seek assistance in conducting research into health problems that may be caused by land application of sewage sludge, and to educate citizens and government officials...
- LUNG DISEASE IN CHINESE TEXTILE WORKERSDavid Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2009..in a wide variety of occupational settings, including textiles, grain processing, wood processing, animal confinement, sewage treatment, biotechnology, and clean-up of environmental disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- LUNG DISEASE IN CHINESE TEXTILE WORKERSDavid Christiani; Fiscal Year: 2007..control in a wide variety of occupational settings, including textiles, grain processing, wood processing, animal confinement, sewage treatment, biotechnology, and clean-up of environmental disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- South Valley Partners for Environmental JusticeLAURO SILVA; Fiscal Year: 2007..two superfund sites and an extensive network of leaking underground storage sites, abandoned landfills, the metro sewage treatment facility, and extensive residential septic systems...
- ISEB-2004-Chicago International ConferenceAnanda Chakrabarty; Fiscal Year: 2004..are waste water treatments, clean energy, remediation of toxic dump sites or oil spill, municipal or industrial sewage or effluent treatments, are the major areas of concern or study...