STANDARD QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF WATER
What the primary source of water pollution?
What are coliforms?
Bacteria that are common inhabitants of the GI tract.
Are the presence of coliforms in water itself dangerous?
No, but their presence does indicate the water is contaminated with fecal matter.
This presumptive test contains?
lactose, a pH indicator, peptones, and a Durham tube
The purpose of this technique is to estimate the concentration of coliforms in a water sample?
Most Probable Number Method
Multiple Tube Technique uses how many tubes?
Three of each concentration. 1mL*3, 10mL*3, and 0.1mL*3