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ASTM International - ASTM D6734-01(2009)

Standard Test Method for Low Levels of Coliphages in Water (Withdrawn 2015)

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2009
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Microbiology of water): 07.100.20
significance And Use:

Coliphage organisms may serve as indicators of fecal contamination. The presence of coliphages in water in the absence of a disinfectant indicates the probable presence of fecal contamination. The... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the determination of coliphages infective for E. coli C in water. The test method is simple, inexpensive, and yields an indication of water quality within 6.5 h. This coliphage method can determine coliphages in water down to 1 coliphage per volume of water sampled.

1.2 The test method is applicable to natural fresh water samples and to settled, filtered or finished water samples.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

ASTM D6734-01(2009)
April 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Low Levels of Coliphages in Water (Withdrawn 2015)
1.1 This test method covers the determination of coliphages infective for E. coli C in water. The test method is simple, inexpensive, and yields an indication of water quality within 6.5 h. This...
November 10, 2001
Standard Test Method for Low Levels of Coliphages in Water
Coliphage organisms may serve as indicators of fecal contamination. The presence of coliphages in water in the absence of a disinfectant indicates the probable presence of fecal contamination. The...
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