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ATSDR, 2000. ToxFAQs: Frequently Asked Questions About Contaminants Found at Hazardous Waste Sites. Atlanta, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 2000 (internet communication August 2000, at web site

Barwick RS, Levy DA, Craun GF, Beach MJ, Calderon RL, 2000. Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks - United States, 1997- 1998. CDC Surveillance Summaries MMWR Weekly Report, 2000, 49(SS04):1-35.

Bennett JV, Holmberg SD, Rogers MF, Solomon SL, 1987. Infectious and Parasitic Diseases. In: Amler RW, Dull HB, eds. Closing the Gap: The Burden of Unnecessary Illness. New York, Oxford University Press, 1987:102-114.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2000. Surveillance for Foodborne-Disease Outbreaks - United States, 1993-1997. CDC Surveillance Summaries MMWR Weekly Report, 2000, 49(SS01):1-51.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1996. Surveillance for Foodborne-Disease Outbreaks - United States, 1988-1992. CDC Surveillance Summaries MMWR Weekly Report, 1996, 45(SS-5):1-12.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1991. International Notes Update: Cholera Outbreak - Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. MMWR Weekly Report, 1991, 40(13);225-227.

Chang AC, Page AL, and Asano T, 1995.Developing Human Health-Related Chemical Guidelines for Reclaimed Wastewater and Sewage Sludge Applications in Agriculture, Geneva, World Health Organization.

Chorus I and Bartram J (eds.), 1999. Toxic Cyanobacteria in Water, Geneva, World Health Organization.

Cifuentes E, Blumenthal U, Ruiz-Palacios G, Bennett S, and Quigley M, 2000. Health risk in agricultural villages practicing wastewater irrigation in Central Mexico: perspectives for protection. In Chorus I, Ringelband U, Schlag G, and Schmoll O, eds. Water Sanitation & Health, London, IWA Publishing, 2000:249-256.

Clancy JL, Hargy TM, Marshall MM, Dyksen JE, 1998. UV light inactivation of Cryptosporidium oocysts.Journal AWWA, 1998, 90(9): 92-102.

Edwards P, 1992. Reuse of Human Wastes in Aquaculture: A Technical Review. Washington, DC, UNDP-World Bank Water and Sanitation Program.

Epstein PR, Ford TE, and Colwell RR, 1993. Marine ecosystems. Lancet, 1993, 342:1216-1219.

Esrey SA, Potash JB, Roberts L, Shiff C, 1991. Effects of improved water supply and sanitation on ascariasis, diarrhoea, dracunculiasis, hookworm infection, schistosomiasis, and trachoma. Bulletin WHO, 1991, 69(5):609-621.

Esrey SA and Habicht JP, 1986. Epidemiologic evidence for health benefits from improved water and sanitation in developing countries. Epidemiologic Reviews, 1986, 8:117-128.

Esrey SA, Feachem RG, and Hughes J, 1985. Interventions for the Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases Among Young Children: Improving Water Supplies and Excreta Disposal Facilities. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1985, 63(4):757-772.

Feachem RG et al., 1983. Sanitation and disease: health aspects of excreta and wastewater management. World Bank Studies in Water Supply and Sanitation 3. Chichester, John Wiley.

Franceys R, Pickford J, and Reed R, 1992.A guide to the development of on-site sanitation. Geneva, World Health Organization.

Griffin DW, Gibson CJ, Lipp EK, Riley K, Paul JH, and Rose JB, 1999. Detection of Viral Pathogens by Reverse Transcriptase PCR and of Microbial Indicators by Standard Methods in the Canals of the Florida Keys. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 1999, 65(9):4118-4125.

Hallegraeff GM, 1993. A review of harmful algal blooms and their apparent increase. Phycologica, 1993, 32(2):79-99.

Helmer R and Hespanhol I, eds., 1997.Water Pollution Control: A guide to the use of water quality management principles. London, WHO/UNEP.

Hoxie NJ, Davis JP, Vergeront JM, Nashold RD, Blair KA, 1997. Cryptosporidiosis-associated mortality following a massive waterborne outbreak in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. American Journal of Public Health, 1997, 87(12):2032-2035.

Hunter P, 1997. Waterborne Disease: Epidemiology and Ecology, Chichester, John Wiley.

Hurst CJ, Benton WH, and Stetler RE, 1989. Detecting viruses in water, Journal of the American Water Works Association 8(9):71-80.

Huttly S, 1990. The Impact of Inadequate Sanitary Conditions on Health in Developing Countries. World Health Statistics Quarterly, 1990, 43(3):116-126.

Karimi AA, Vickers JC and Harasick RF, 1999. Microfiltration goes Hollywood: the Los Angeles experience. Journal of the American Water Works Association, 1999, 91(6):90-103.

Knobeloch L, Salna B, Hogan A, Postle J, and Anderson H, 2000. Blue Babies and Nitrate-Contaminated Well Water, Environmental Health Perspectives, 2000, 108(7):675-678.

Kondro W, 2000. E coli outbreak deaths spark judicial inquiry in Canada. Lancet, 2000, 355(9220):2058.

Kramer MH, Herwaldt BL, Calderon RL, Juranek DD, 1996. Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks - United States, 1993-1994. CDC Surveillance Summaries MMWR Weekly Report, 1996, 45(SS-1):1-33.

Lazarova V, Savoye P, MacGovern L, Sheilds P, Tchobanoglous G, Sakaji R, Yates M, 2000. Wastewater Disinfection by UV: Evaluation of the MS2 Phages as a Biodosimeter for Plant Design. In: Proceedings of the WateReuse Association Symposium 2000, September 12-15, 2000, Napa, California, USA.

Lees D, 2000. Viruses and bivalve shellfish. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2000, 59(1-2):81-116.

Levy DA, Bens MS, Craun GF, Calderon RL, Herwaldt BL, 1998. Surveillance for waterborne-disease outbreaks - United States, 1995-1996. CDC Surveillance Summaries MMWR Weekly Report, 1998, 47(SS-5):1-34.

Ling B, 2000. Health impairments arising from drinking water polluted with domestic sewage and excreta in China. In Chorus I, Ringelband U, Schlag G, and Schmoll O, eds. Water Sanitation & Health, London, IWA Publishing, 2000:43-46.

Mara D and Cairncross S, 1989. Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater and excreta in agriculture and aquaculture, Geneva, World Health Organization.

McCarthy SA, McPhearson RM, Guarino AM, Gaines JL, 1992. Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 and cargo ships, entering the Gulf of Mexico. Lancet, 1992, 339:624-625.

Meybeck M, Chapman D and Helmer R, 1990.Global freshwater quality a first assessment, Oxford, Blackwell.

Murphy S, 1999. Emerging Microbes 101: A Basic Course, Journal of the American Water Works Association, 1999, 91(9):10-11.

Murray CJL and Lopez AD, eds., 1996. The Global Burden of Disease, Vol. I1, Global Health Statistics: A compendium of incidence, prevalence and mortality estimates for over 200 conditions, Cambridge MA, Harvard School of Public Health on behalf of the World Health Organization and The World Bank.

National Research Council, 1998. Issues in Potable Reuse: The Viability of Augmenting Drinking Water Supplies With Reclaimed Water, Washington, DC, National Academy Press.

Nriagu JO and Pacyna JM, 1988. Quantitative assessment of worldwide contamination of air, water and soils by trace metals. Nature, 1988, 333:134-139.

Pan American Health Organization, 1991. Cholera situation in the Americas. Epidemiological Bulletin, 1991, 12:1-4.

Prüss A, 1998. Review of epidemiological studies on health effects from exposure to recreational water. International Journal of Epidemiology, 1998, 27:1-9.

Rose JB, Robbins M, Friedman D, Riley K, Farrah SR, and Hamann CL, 1997. Evaluation of microbiological barriers at the Upper Occoquan Sewage Authority. In: 1996 Water Reuse Conference Proceedings, February 25-28, San Diego, California. Denver Colorado, American Water Works Association, pp. 291-305.

Rose JB, Dickson LJ, Farrah SR, and Carnahan RP, 1996. Removal of pathogenic and indicator microorganisms by a full-scale water reclamation facility.Water Resources, 1996, 30(11):2785-2797.

Sagik BP, Moor BE, and Sorber CA, 1978. Infectious disease potential of land application of wastewater. In: State of Knowledge in Land Treatment of Wastewater, Vol. 1., Proceedings of an International Symposium, Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

Shuval H, 2000. A Preliminary Estimate of the Global Disease Burden Associated with Disease Caused by Wastewater Pollution of the Marine Environment. Unpublished report prepared for the Division on the Protection of Human Environment, World Health Organization and GESAMP, 10pp. (10 May, 2000).

Shuval HI et al., 1986. Wastewater irrigation in developing countries: health effects and technical solutions. Washington, DC, World Bank, (Technical Paper No. 51).

Sobsey M, 1989. Inactivation of Health Related Microorganisms in Water by Disinfection Processes. Water, Science and Technology, 1989, 21(3):179-195.

Ungar BL, Mulligan M, Nutman TB, 1989. Serologic evidence of Cryptosporidium infection in US volunteers before and during Peace Corps service in Africa. Archives of Internal Medicine, 1989, 149:894-897.

Ungar BL, Gilman RH, Lanata CF, Peres-Schael I, 1988. Seroepidemiology of Cryptosporidium infection in two Latin American populations. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1988, 157:551-556.

Ungar BLP, Soave R, Fayer R, Nash TE, 1986. Enzyme immunoassay detection of immunoglobulin M and G antibodies to Cryptosporidium in immunocompetent and immunocompromised persons. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1986, 153:570-578.

World Bank, 1997. Clear Water, Blue Skies: Chinas Environment in the New Century, Washington, DC, World Bank.

World Bank, 1993.World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health, New York, Oxford University Press.

WHO, 2000a. The world health report 2000 - Health systems: Improving performance. Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 2000b. Hepatitis A Vaccines. Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2000, 75(5):38-44.

WHO 1999a. WHO Report on Infectious Diseases - Removing obstacles to healthy development. Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 1999b. IPCS, The International Programme on Chemical Safety: Endocrine Disruptors. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (Internet communication of 28 August, 2000 at web site

WHO, 1999c. Guidelines for drinking-water quality. Vol. 2, second edition. Health criteria and other supporting information. Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 1998. Draft Guidelines for Safe Recreational-water Environments: Coastal and Fresh-waters. Geneva, World Health Organization (EOS/Draft/98.14).

WHO, 1997a. Environmental matters, Strategy on sanitation for high-risk communities. Report by the Director-General. Executive Board, 101st Session, Provisional agenda item 12.3. Geneva, World Health Organization, (unpublished document EB101/19).

WHO, 1997b. Cholera in 1996.Weekly Epidemiological Record, 1997, 72:89-96.

WHO, 1995. Control of Foodborne Trematode Infections, Technical Report Series 849, Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 1993a. Guidelines for drinking-water quality. Vol. 1., second edition. Recommendations. Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 1993b. Improving Water and Sanitation Hygiene Behaviours for the Reduction of Diarrhoeal Disease, The Report of an Informal Consultation Geneva, 18-20 May 1992. Geneva, World Health Organization.

WHO, 1992.Environmental Health Criteria 135: Cadmium-Environmental Aspects, Geneva, World Health Organization, 156p.

WHO, 1991.Environmental Health Criteria 108: Nickel, Geneva, World Health Organization, p. 74.

WHO, 1989.Environmental Health Criteria 86: Mercury-Environmental Aspects, Geneva, World Health Organization, 115p.

WHO, 1986.Environmental Health Criteria 37: Aquatic (Marine and Freshwater) Biotoxins, Geneva, World Health Organization, 110p.

World Resources Institute, 1998.A guide to the global environment: environmental change and human health, New York, Oxford University Press.

Yuan, 1993. Etiological Study of High Stomach Cancer Incidence Among Residents in Wastewater Irrigated Areas, Environmental Protection Science, 1993, 19(1):70-73, in: World Resources Institute, A guide to the global environment: environmental change and human health, New York, Oxford University Press, p. 122.

Zu S-X, Li J-F, Barrett LJ, Fayer R, Zhu S-Y, McAuliffe JF et al., 1994 Seroepidemiologic study of Cryptosporidium infection in children from rural communities of Anhui, China. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1994, 51:1-10.

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