ISO 10705-1:1995 Preview
Water quality -- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages -- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore this version remains current.
Specifies a method for the detection and enumeration of F-specific ribonucleic acid bacteriophages. The sample is incubated with an appropriate host strain. Applicable to all kinds of water, sediments and sludges, even for shellfish extracts. The presence of F-specific RNA bacteriophages in a water sample indicates pollution by wastewater contaminated by human or animal faeces.
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