2006 Pathogen and Toxin Concentration Systems for Water Monitoring
Final rept. 19 Jan-18 Jul 2007
TUFTS UNIV BOSTON MA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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Responding to the Department of Defense requests for improvements in the concentration of multiple waterborne pathogens, a proposal was submitted by both parties to design and construct a compact, portable automated device enabling the simultaneous concentration of protozoa, bacteria, bacterial spores, algae and viruses from large volumes of various matrices. The first prototype, named CFC100A, is a portable, selfcontained device and the process of sample concentration and elution is completely automated. It can easily be programmed to concentrate from 1 1000L.
- Water Pollution and Control