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Survival of Escherichia Coli in Lagos Lagoon

dc.contributor.authorAmund, O.O
dc.contributor.authorEkundayo, J.A
dc.contributor.authorOgunsanya, C.O
dc.contributor.authorAkpata, T.V.I
dc.identifier.citationAmund, O.O [] (1981) Survival of Escherichia Coli in Lagos Lagoon. Journal of the West African Science Association 26.en_US
dc.descriptionTo access the full text of this article, kindly contact the University Librarian- Dr. Olukemi Fadehan via the administrators: Dr. Yetunde Zaid ( or Dr. Christopher Okiki ( of the University of Lagos Library.en_US
dc.description.abstractThere was a gradual decrease in the population of Escherichia coli incubated in autoclaved and unautoclaved (raw) water samples obtained from three different sampling stations of the Lagos lagoon. The survival period of the bacterium was generally shorter in the unautoclaved than in the autoclaved water sample; and also varied with the season. In November, 1976, the survival periods in unautoclaved (raw) samples were 6 and 8 days respectively; while in February, 1977 they were 12 days for all three water samples. For the autoclaved water samples the survival periods in November 1976 were 12 and 14 days; while in February, 1977 they were 22, 24 and 32 days. The survival period was also affected by seasonal variations in some physic-chemical parameters of the lagoon.en_US
dc.subjectWater samplesen_US
dc.titleSurvival of Escherichia Coli in Lagos Lagoonen_US

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