ASTM International - ASTM D5246-13
Standard Test Method for Isolation and Enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Water
|Publication Date:||1 May 2013|
|ICS Code (Microbiology of water):||07.100.20|
significance And Use:
5.1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen, and has been linked as the causative agent of numerous infections that may be transmitted through a contaminated water supply to a... View More
5.1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen, and has been linked as the causative agent of numerous infections that may be transmitted through a contaminated water supply to a susceptible host.
Note 1-Fecal waste is >95 % E. coli which is found in humans and warm bloodied animals.
5.2 The membrane filtration procedure described is a rapid and reliable test method of detecting P. aeruginosa in water.View Less
1.1 The test method covers the isolation and enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Testing was performed on spiked reagent grade water samples.
1.2 It is the user's responsibility to ensure the validity of this method for surface waters, ground waters, recreational waters fresh and marine), wastewaters.
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. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 10.