Info on viable but non-culturable bacteria

Ana Ivic a.ivic at bham.ac.uk
Wed Jun 19 10:42:41 EST 1996

In article <31C5A653.1D01 at cl.nioo.knaw.nl>, Erik van Hannen
<vanhannen at cl.nioo.knaw.nl> wrote:

> Hi, 
> I'm looking for an review article on viable but non-culturable bacteria. 
> Preferable in the aquatic environment.
> Thanks in advance
> Erik van Hannen
> Centre for Limnolgy           voice: +31 294 239315
> Rijksstraatweg 6                    fax     : +31 294 232224
> 3631 AC Nieuwersluis       email: vanhannen at cl.nioo.knaw.nl
> The Neterlands

Here's a reference on VNC Campylobacter jejuni:

Rollins, D.M., Colwell, R.R. 1986 Viable but non-culturable stage of C.
jejuni and its role in the natural aquatic environment. applied and
Environmental Microbiology. 52:531-538.

Hope this is of use, 
M.L. Baillon

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