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Comparative assessment of the bacterial communities associated with Aedes aegypti larvae and water from domestic water storage containers
(Parasites and Vectors, 2014)
Background: Domestic water storage containers constitute major Aedes aegypti breeding sites. We present for the first time a comparative analysis of the bacterial communities associated with Ae. aegypti larvae and water ...
A probabilistic assessment of the contribution of wastewater-irrigated lettuce to Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection risk and disease burden in Kumasi, Ghana
(IWA Publishing, 2015-03)
Wastewater use for vegetable production is widespread across the cities of many developing countries. Studies on the microbial health risks associated with the practice have largely depended on faecal indicator organisms ...
Contribution of wastewater irrigation to Soil Transmitted Helminths infection among vegetable farmers in Kumasi, Ghana
(National Centre for Biotechnology Information, 2016-12-06)
Wastewater irrigation is associated with several benefits but can also lead to significant health risks. The health risk for contracting infections from Soil Transmitted Helminths (STHs) among farmers has mainly been ...