• Survival and regrowth of fecal enterococci in desiccated and rewetted sediments 

      Hartel, Peter G.; Rodgers, Karen; Fisher, Jared A.; McDonald, Jennifer L.; Gentit, Lisa C.; Otero, Ernesto; Rivera-Torres, Yaritza; Bryant, Tamara L.; Jones, Stephen H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Fecal enterococci are bacteria widely used as indicators of fecal contamination in marine and estuarine waters. One assumption is that these bacteria do not persist or regrow in the environment. Our continuing problems ...