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Accession Number PB2012-114430
Title Microbial Risk Assessment Guideline: Pathogenic Microorganisms with Focus on Food and Water.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 231p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This document provides a common framework to perform microbial risk assessment (MRA). It lays out a flexible set of approaches, methods, and tools for use to conduct their microbial risk assessment and provide more transparency to the process and results. This guideline addresses issues specific to microbial risk, e.g., secondary transmission, immune status, and growth and die-off of organisms, as well as addressing concepts generic to classical chemical risk assessment. When used by participating agencies, this product will promote greater consistency in the way that participating agencies conduct their assessments and provide more transparency.
Keywords Diseases
Drinking water
Food production
Risk assessment
Treatment plants

Source Agency Food Safety and Quality Service
Environmental Protection Agency General
NTIS Subject Category 57K - Microbiology
57E - Clinical Medicine
70B - Management Practice
Corporate Author Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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