4.4.2 - Escherichia coli and Coliform Bacteria
- Detection of Contaminants
Detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria in potable water for human consumption. Because of the low selectivity, the method is unsuitable for water that has not been disinfected. Descriptors: membrane filtration, selective medium. For full details see: EN ISO 9308-1: 2000 Water quality — detection and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria. Part 1: Membrane filtration method.