Isolation and detection of Giardia cysts from water using direct immunofluorescence
A water‐sampling apparatus used for the isolation and detection of Giardiacysts in water has been designed and tested. The sampling apparatus uses one of a variety of pumps or waterline pressure to move water through a filter. Two of the optional pumps are lightweight enough to make the apparatus portable and thus suitable for sampling in remote areas. This technique of sample processing produces good cyst recovery in much less time than is required with previously established methods. Giardia cysts are identified using direct immunofluorescence.
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|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Isolation and detection of Giardia cysts from water using direct immunofluorescence|
|Series title||Water Resources Bulletin|
|Contributing office(s)||California Water Science Center|