Quantitative Assessment of Biocide Control of Biofilms Including Legionella Pneumophila Using Total Viable Counts, Fluorescence Microscopy, and Image Analysis

Methods Enzymol. 1999;310:629-37. doi: 10.1016/s0076-6879(99)10048-x.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Bacteriological Techniques / instrumentation
  • Biofilms / drug effects*
  • Biofilms / growth & development
  • Colony Count, Microbial
  • Copper
  • Disinfectants / pharmacology*
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Legionella pneumophila / drug effects*
  • Legionella pneumophila / physiology
  • Legionnaires' Disease / prevention & control
  • Microscopy, Fluorescence
  • Plastics
  • Water Microbiology*
  • Water Purification / methods
  • Water Supply*

Substances

  • Disinfectants
  • Plastics
  • Copper