Manual of environmental microbiology

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ASM Press, 2002 - Medical - 1138 pages
The new second edition of this essential manual summarizes the information and knowledge of environmental microbiology in a single source. It details the natural fate of microorganisms in the environment as well as the intentional attempts to eliminate from the environment microorganisms that are pathogenic to humans or to plants and animals. The basic principles of environmental microbiology and general analytical methodologies, common across the range of the environments covered, are presented first. The core sections are structured with regard to the type of environmental medium being discussed. This landmark effort defines the study of environmental microbiology as we know it today and serve as an essential contribution to the literature.

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Contents

METHODOLOGY
35
Metal Requirements and Tolerance 52 Isolation and Purification of Microbial
41
Cultivation of Bacteria and Fungi
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