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The latest research results of the Department of Water Quality and Health are published in renowned international journals that conduct a peer review of quality assurance procedures. In addition, review articles are published in books and national journals which serve not only scientific experts but also authorities and interested practitioners in the water sector for information.

  1. 2020

    • Journal Article

      • Balleste, E., Belanche-Munoz, L.A., Farnleitner, A.H., Linke, R., Sommer, R., Santos, R., Monteiro, S., Maunula, L., Oristo, S., Tiehm, A., Stange, C. & Blanch, A.R., 2020. Improving the identification of the source of faecal pollution in water using a modelling approach: From multi-source to aged and diluted samples. Water research, 171, S.115392.

      • Demeter, K., Burnet, J.-B., Stadler, P., Kirschner, A.K.T., Zessner, M. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2020. Automated online monitoring of fecal pollution in water by enzymatic methods. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health.

      • Kebede, G., Mushi, D., Linke, R.B., Dereje, O., Lakew, A., Hayes, D.S., Farnleitner, A.H. & Graf, W., 2020. Macroinvertebrate indices versus microbial fecal pollution characteristics for water quality monitoring reveals contrasting results for an Ethiopian river. Ecological Indicators, 108.

      • Vezzulli, L., Baker-Austin, C., Kirschner, A.K.T., Pruzzo, C. & Martinez-Urtaza, J., 2020. Global emergence of environmental non-O1/O139 Vibrio cholerae infections linked with climate change: a neglected research field?. Environmental microbiology.

  2. 2019

    • Journal Article

      • Cervero-Arago, S., Schrammel, B., Dietersdorfer, E., Sommer, R., Luck, C., Walochnik, J. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Viability and infectivity of viable but nonculturable Legionella pneumophila strains induced at high temperatures. Water Research, 158, S.268-279.

      • Herzig, A., Hatvani, I.G., Tanos, P., A. Blaschke, P., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Mikrobiologisch-hygienische Untersuchungen am Neusiedler See – von der Einzeluntersuchung zum Gesamtkonzept. Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft, 71(11-12), S.537-555.

      • Kolm, C., Martzy, R., Fuhrer, M., Mach, R.L., Krska, R., Baumgartner, S., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2019. Detection of a microbial source tracking marker by isothermal helicase-dependent amplification and a nucleic acid lateral-flow strip test. Scientific reports, 9, S.393.

      • Lepuschitz, S., Baron, S., Larvor, E., Granier, S.A., Pretzer, C., Mach, R.L., Farnleitner, A.H., Ruppitsch, W., Pleininger, S., Indra, A. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Phenotypic and Genotypic Antimicrobial Resistance Traits of Vibrio cholerae Non-O1/Non-O139 Isolated From a Large Austrian Lake Frequently Associated With Cases of Human Infection. Front Microbiol, 10, S.2600.

      • Martzy, R., Bica-Schroder, K., Palvolgyi, A.Mark, Kolm, C., Jakwerth, S., Kirschner, A.K.T., Sommer, R., Krska, R., Mach, R.L., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2019. Simple lysis of bacterial cells for DNA-based diagnostics using hydrophilic ionic liquids. Scientific reports, 9, S.13994.

      • Martzy, R., Kolm, C., Krska, R., Mach, R.L., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2019. Challenges and perspectives in the application of isothermal DNA amplification methods for food and water analysis. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 411, S.1695-1702.

      • Savio, D., Stadler, P., Reischer, G.H., Demeter, K., Linke, R.B., Blaschke, A.P., Mach, R.L., Kirschner, A.K.T., Stadler, H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Spring Water of an Alpine Karst Aquifer Is Dominated by a Taxonomically Stable but Discharge-Responsive Bacterial Community. Frontiers in microbiology, 10, S.28.

      • Sommer, R., Blaschke, A.P., Holzhammer, E., Cervero-Arago, S., Lindner, G., Haider, T. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Hygienische Anforderungen für die Einleitung von Kläranlagenabläufen in Badegewässer. Wiener Mitteilungen, 249, S.209-228.

      • Stadler, P., Bloschl, G., Nemeth, L., Oismuller, M., Kumpan, M., Krampe, J., Farnleitner, A.H. & Zessner, M., 2019. Event-transport of beta-d-glucuronidase in an agricultural headwater stream: Assessment of seasonal patterns by on-line enzymatic activity measurements and environmental isotopes. The Science of the total environment, 662, S.236-245.

      • Stadler, P., Loken, L.C., Crawford, J.T., Schramm, P.J., Sorsa, K., Kuhn, C., Savio, D., Striegl, R.G., Butman, D., Stanley, E.H., Farnleitner, A.H. & Zessner, M., 2019. Spatial patterns of enzymatic activity in large water bodies: Ship-borne measurements of beta-D-glucuronidase activity as a rapid indicator of microbial water quality. The Science of the total environment, 651, S.1742-1752.

      • van Driezum, I.H., Derx, J., Oudega, T.J., Zessner, M., Naus, F.L., Saracevic, E., Kirschner, A.K.T., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Blaschke, A.Paul, 2019. Spatiotemporal resolved sampling for the interpretation of micropollutant removal during riverbank filtration. The Science of the total environment, 649, S.212-223.

      • Wu, L., Ning, D., Zhang, B., Li, Y., Zhang, P., Shan, X., Zhang, Q., Brown, M.Robert, Li, Z., Van Nostrand, J.D., Ling, F., Xiao, N., Zhang, Y., Vierheilig, J., Wells, G.F., Yang, Y., Deng, Y., Tu, Q., Wang, A., Microbiome, C.Global Wat, Zhang, T., He, Z., Keller, J., Nielsen, P.H., Alvarez, P.J.J., Criddle, C.S., Wagner, M., Tiedje, J.M., He, Q., Curtis, T.P., Stahl, D.A., Alvarez-Cohen, L., Rittmann, B.E., Wen, X. & Zhou, J., 2019. Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants. Nature microbiology, 4(7), S.1183-1195.

      • Youngblut, N.D., Reischer, G.H., Walters, W., Schuster, N., Walzer, C., Stalder, G., Ley, R.E. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Host diet and evolutionary history explain different aspects of gut microbiome diversity among vertebrate clades. Nature communications, 10, S.2200.

    • Book Chapter

      • Kolarevic, S., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Jovanovic, J., Ilić, M., Paunović, M., Kostić-Vuković, J., Martinović, R., Jokanović, S., Joksimovic, D., Pešić, V., Kirschner, A.K.T., Linke, R., Ixenmaier, S., Farnleitner, A.H., Savio, D., Reischer, G., Tomić, N. & Vuković-Gačić, B., 2019. Microbiological Water Quality of Rivers in Montenegro. In The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry. BerlinHeidelberg: Springer.

      • Linke, R.B., Stadler, P., Reischer, G.H., Savio, D., Kollanur, D., Mayer, R., Mach, R.L., Kirschner, A.K.T., Sommer, R., Derx, J., Stadler, H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Using genetic microbial source tracking (MST) markers to identify fecal pollution sources in spring water of a large alpine karst catchment. In J. B. Rose & Jiménez-Cisneros, B., hrsg. Global Water Pathogen Project. East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State UniversityUNESCO.

    • Conference Paper

      • Baron, S., Larvor, E., Jouy, E., Kempf, I., Chevalier, S., Granier, S.A., Boncy, J., Rossignol, E., Piarroux, R., Kirschner, A.K.T., Lesne, J. & Smith, P., 2019. Poster: Determination of provisional epidemiological cut-off values (COWT): a first step to monitor antimicrobial resistance in Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139 isolates. In 8th Biennial International Conference on the Biology of Vibrios (ICBV). November 17-20, 2019. Montreal, Canada.

      • Cervero-Arago, S., Schrammel, B., Dietersdorfer, E., Sommer, R., Luck, C., Walochnik, J. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Presentation: Viable but nonculturable (VBNC) Legionella pneumophila induced at high temperatures: viability and infectivity patterns. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Demeter, K., Derx, J., Schijven, J., Sommer, R., Cervero-Arago, S., Lindner, G., Zoufal-Hruza, C., Linke, R.B., Savio, D., Ixenmaier, S.K., Kirschner, A.K.T., Tomenendal, A., Blaschke, A.P. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Poster: Effect of climatic and demographic changes and the upgrading of wastewater infrastructure on the bacterial faecal pollution of a large river and on the associated health risks. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Frick, C., Vierheilig, J., Zornig, H., Antensteiner, R., Baumgartner, C., Bucher, C., Blaschke, A.Paul, Derx, J., Kirschner, A.K.T., Ryzinska-Paier, G., Mayer, R., Seidl, D., Nadiotis-Tsaka, T., Sommer, R. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Presentation: Poikilothermic animals as a previously unrecognized source of fecal indicator bacteria. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Kilic, H.S., Cervero-Arago, S., Frick, C., Linke, R.B., Schijven, J., Kirschner, A.K.T., Lindner, G., Walochnik, J., Sommer, R., Blaschke, A.P., Farnleitner, A.H. & Derx, J., 2019. Poster: Sources, Transport Paths and Infection Risks during the use of Urban Surface Waters for Recreational Activities. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Präsentation: Bakterien im Trinkwasser: Freunde oder Feinde?. In FORUM Wasserhygiene Kongress. 23.10.2019. Wien, Österreich.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., Lepuschitz, S., Larvor, E., Granier, S.A., Pretzer, C., Mach, R.L., Farnleitner, A.H., Ruppitsch, W., Pleininger, S., Indra, A. & Baron, S., 2019. Poster: Antimicrobial resistance properties within a Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-139 population from a large Austrian lake. In 8th Biennial International Conference on the Biology of Vibrios (ICBV). November 17-20, 2019. Montreal, Canada.

      • Lindner, G., Gmeiner, E., Knetsch, S., Lettl, A., Holzhammer, E., Farnleitner, A.H. & Sommer, R., 2019. Poster: Proliferation potential – Drinking water: Standardization and quality assurance. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Linke, R.B., Zeki, S., Mayer, R., Keiblinger, K., Mach, R.L., Derx, J., Sommer, R., Reischer, G.H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Poster: Loss of DNA to surface - reactive matrix compounds during extraction - the need for comprehensive process controls in molecular diagnostics of water samples. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Oudega, T.J., Lindner, G., Farnleitner, A.H., Sommer, R., Kerber, G. & Blaschke, A.P., 2019. Poster: Comparison of removal rates for Bacillus subtilis spores for different flow conditions. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Rehm, C., Vierheilig, J., Kolm, C., Jakwerth, S., Hein, T., Farnleitner, A.H., Reischer, G.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Poster: Quantification and prediction of Vibrio cholerae nonO1/nonO139 in bathing waters. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Rehm, C., Vierheilig, J., Kolm, C., Jakwerth, S., Pleininger, S., Indra, A., Hein, T., Farnleitner, A.H., Reischer, G.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Poster: Quantification and predication of Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139 in bathing waters. In 8th Biennial International Conference on the Biology of Vibrios (ICBV). November 17-20, 2019. Montreal, Canada.

      • Reischer, G.H., Youngblut, N.D., Walters, W., Schuster, N., Walzer, C., Stalder, G., Ley, R.E. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Presentation: Factors shaping the intestinal microbiome of vertebrate faecal sources: unravelling the role of diet and host phylogeny. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Savio, D., Karl, M., Stadler, P., Reischer, G.H., Demeter, K., Linke, R.B., Blaschke, A.Paul, Mach, R.L., Kirschner, A.K.T., Stadler, H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Poster: High-throughput 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing for the characterisation of the drinking water microbiome from an alpine karst spring. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Savio, D., Vierheilig, J., Karl, M., Houdek, J., Jakwerth, S., Fiedler, F., Goll, T., Brandl, H., Kandler, W., Sommer, R., Kirschner, A.K.T. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Poster: Combining flow cytometric and taxonomic analysis of bacterial community dynamics to study the biostability of drinking water resources – Part 2: High-throughput 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Vierheilig, J., Savio, D., Jakwerth, S., Karl, M., Goll, T., Fiedler, F., Brandl, H., Kandler, W., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2019. Poster: Combining flow cytometric and taxonomic analysis of bacterial community dynamics to study the biostability of drinking water resources – Part 1: Flow cytometric determination of microbial cell numbers. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

      • Zoufal-Hruza, C., Frick, C., Derx, J., Savio, D., Seidl, D., Nadiotis-Tsaka, T., Sommer, R., Blaschke, A.P. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2019. Poster: Infectious Enterovirus in the Danube River. In 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM). 15-20 September 2019. Vienna, Austria.

  3. 2018

    • Journal Article

      • Bliem, R., Reischer, G., Linke, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Vibrio cholerae in Turbid Alkaline Lakes as Determined by Quantitative PCR. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84.

      • Frick, C., Vierheilig, J., Linke, R., Savio, D., Zornig, H., Antensteiner, R., Baumgartner, C., Bucher, C., Blaschke, A.P., Derx, J., Kirschner, A.K.T., Ryzinska-Paier, G., Mayer, R., Seidl, D., Nadiotis-Tsaka, T., Sommer, R. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Poikilothermic Animals as a Previously Unrecognized Source of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in a Backwater Ecosystem of a Large River. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84.

      • Hatvani, I.G., Kirschner, A.K.T., Farnleitner, A.H., Tanos, P. & Herzig, A., 2018. Hotspots and main drivers of fecal pollution in Neusiedler See, a large shallow lake in Central Europe. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, S.28884-28898.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., Pleininger, S., Jakwerth, S., Rehak, S., Farnleitner, A.H., Huhulescu, S. & Indra, A., 2018. Application of three different methods to determine the prevalence, the abundance and the environmental drivers of culturable Vibrio cholerae in fresh and brackish bathing waters. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 125, S.1186-1198.

      • Mayer, R., Karl, M., Linke, R., Kirschner, A.K.T., Reischer, G., Sommer, R., Zessner, M., Savio, D. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Analytik fäkaler mikrobiologischer Verunreinigungen im Zeitalter der molekularbiologischen Diagnostik. Wiener Mitteilungen , 247, S.47-54.

      • Mayer, R., Reischer, G.H., Ixenmaier, S.K., Derx, J., Blaschke, A.P., Ebdon, J.E., Linke, R., Egle, L., Ahmed, W., Blanch, A.R., Byamukama, D., Savill, M., Mushi, D., Cristobal, H.A., Edge, T.A., Schade, M.A., Aslan, A., Brooks, Y.M., Sommer, R., Masago, Y., Sato, M.I., Taylor, H.D., Rose, J.B., Wuertz, S., Shanks, O.C., Piringer, H., Mach, R.L., Savio, D., Zessner, M. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Global Distribution of Human-Associated Fecal Genetic Markers in Reference Samples from Six Continents. Environmental Science & Technology, 52, S.5076-5084.

      • Savio, D., Stadler, P., Reischer, G.H., Kirschner, A.K.T., Demeter, K., Linke, R., Blaschke, A.P., Sommer, R., Szewzyk, U., Wilhartitz, I.C., Mach, R.L., Stadler, H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Opening the black box of spring water microbiology from alpine karst aquifers to support proactive drinking water resource management. WIREs Water, 5, S.e1282.

      • van Driezum, I.H., Chik, A.H.S., Jakwerth, S., Lindner, G., Farnleitner, A.H., Sommer, R., Blaschke, A.P. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Spatiotemporal analysis of bacterial biomass and activity to understand surface and groundwater interactions in a highly dynamic riverbank filtration system. Science of the Total Environment, 627, S.450-461.

    • Book Chapter

      • Farnleitner, A.H., Savio, D., Sommer, R., Reischer, G., Kirschner, A.K.T., Zerobin, W. & Stadler, H., 2018. Integrated strategy to guide health-related microbial quality management at alpine karstic drinking water resources. In W. White, Herman, J., Herman, E., & Rutigliano, M., hrsg. Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health. Advances in Karst Science. Springer, Cham, S. 185-192.

    • Conference Paper

      • Blaschke, A.Paul & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Präsentation: GWRS Vienna 2010 – 2018: die wesentlichen Fakten. In GWRS-Symposium der Österreichischen Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW). 7. November 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Bogner, D.A., Mayer, R., Reischer, G.H., Farnleitner, A.H. & Linke, R.B., 2018. Poster: Introducing an internal process control for the application of quantitative PCR in health-related water quality monitoring. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Demeter, K., Derx, J., Schijven, J., Sommer, R., Lindner, G., Zoufal-Hruza, C., Linke, R.B., Ixenmaier, S.K. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Presentation: The QMRAcatch Approach: Using Pathogen, Indicator and Source Tracking Data for Long-Term Water Safety Planning. In IWA World Water Conference & Exhibition. 16-21 September 2018. Tokyo, Japan.

      • Farnleitner, A.H. & Blaschke, A.Paul, 2018. Präsentation: Das Infektionsschutzkonzept von morgen: sichere Wasserversorgung im 21. Jahrhundert. In GWRS-Symposium der Österreichischen Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW). 7. November 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Präsentation: Analytik fäkaler mikrobiologischer Verunreinigungen im Zeitalter der Molekularbiologie. In ÖWAV Seminar: Aktuelle biologische Methoden und Verfahren in der Wassergütewirtschaft. 27.-28. Feber 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Präsentation: Qualitätsziele im Wandel – am Beispiel der Mikrobiologie: Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Grundwasserschutz. In ÖWAV Seminar: Der Grundwasserschutz in Österreich: Herausforderungen, Entwicklungen und neue Ansätze. 7. März 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Farnleitner, A.H., Savio, D., Jakwerth, S., Ixenmaier, S.K., Toth, E., Sommer, R., Linke, R.B., Mach, R.L., Kolarevic, S., Reischer, G.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Präsentation: Nachweis und Herkunftsbestimmung fäkaler Verschmutzungen im Zeitalter der molekular-biologischen Diagnostik am Beispiel der Donau. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7. Juni 2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Glassner, T., Linke, R.B., Farnleitner, A.H., Waldhör, K. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Poster: Cultivation-independent diagnostics of microbial contamination of explanted knee and hip prostheses from sonication fluids. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Horejs, J., Jakwerth, S., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Poster: Cell-based detection of abundant faecal indicator bacteria in water. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Karl, M., Linke, R.B., Ixenmaier, S.K., Sommer, R., Kirschner, A.K.T., Farnleitner, A.H. & Savio, D., 2018. Poster: Vergleichende Analyse mitochondrialer und bakterieller Marker für die Herkunftsbestimmung fäkaler Verunreinigungen in Trinkwasserressourcen mittels quantitativer PCR. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Präsentation: Online-Überwachung der bakteriellen Zellzahlen – Neue Methoden und Einsatzmöglichkeiten. In GWRS-Symposium der Österreichischen Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW). 7. November 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., 2018. Präsentation: Die mikrobiologische Qualitätscharakteristik von Grund- und Trinkwasser: Zellzahlen, Aktivitäten, Biostabilität und genetische Charakterisierung. In GWRS-Symposium der Österreichischen Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW). 7. November 2018. Wien, Österreich.

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., van Driezum, I.H., Jakwerth, S., Lindner, G., Farnleitner, A.H., Sommer, R. & Blaschke, A.Paul, 2018. Präsentation: Räumlich-zeitliche Schwankungen der bakteriellen Biomasse und Aktivität im Grundwasser eines hochdynamischen Uferfiltrationssystems, das zur Trinkwassergewinnung genutzt wird. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7. Juni 2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Kolm, C., Martzy, R., Führer, M., Mach, R.L., Krska, R., Baumgartner, S., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2018. Presentation: Tracking ruminant fecal pollution in water by isothermal amplification and a disposable strip test. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7. Juni 2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Lindner, G., Gemeiner, E., Knetsch, S., Lettl, A., Holzhammer, E., Kirschner, A.K.T., Farnleitner, A.H. & Sommer, R., 2018. Poster: Vermehrungspotenzial - Trinkwasser: Standardisierung und Qualitätssicherung. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Martzy, R., Kolm, C., Mach, R.L., Krska, R., Jakwerth, S., Kirschner, A.K.T., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2018. Poster: A field-deployable concept for the rapid molecular detection of fecal contamination in water. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Savio, D., Stadler, P., Zessner, M. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Presentation: Status quo and future challenges in automated enzymatic activity determination in water. In 12th Rapid Methods Europe RME2018. 05-07 November 2018. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

      • Scott, S., Brown, L., Franklin, J., Farnleitner, A.H. & Crozier, J.B., 2018. Poster: A novel barcode-analysis of bovine-fecal contaminated waters using leuB DNA sequence variation in Bacteroides species. In 36. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin. 4.-7.6.2018. Graz, Österreich.

      • Sommer, R., Lindner, G., Gmeiner, E., Holzhammer, E., Cervero-Arago, S., Schmalwieser, A., Hirschmann, G., Haider, T. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2018. Presentation: Health-related Inactivation Requirements For UV-irradiated Wastewater Effluents Discharged Into Recreational Surface Water. In IWA World Water Conference & Exhibition. 16-21 September 2018. Tokyo, Japan.

      • Vierheilig, J., 2018. Präsentation: GWRS Vienna 2010 – 2018: Bakterienzellzahlen und deren Aktivitäten in Grund- und Trinkwasser. Was sagen sie aus?. In GWRS-Symposium der Österreichischen Vereinigung im Gas- und Wasserfach (ÖVGW). 7. November 2018. Wien, Österreich.

  4. 2017

    • Journal Article

      • Kirschner, A.K.T., Reischer, G.H., Jakwerth, S., Savio, D., Ixenmaier, S., Toth, E., Sommer, R., Mach, R.L., Linke, R., Eiler, A., Kolarevic, S. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2017. Multiparametric monitoring of microbial faecal pollution reveals the dominance of human contamination along the whole Danube River. Water Research, 124, S.543-555.

      • Kittinger, C., Kirschner, A.K.T., Lipp, M., Baumert, R., Mascher, F., Farnleitner, A.H. & Zarfel, G.E., 2017. Antibiotic Resistance of Acinetobacter spp. Isolates from the River Danube: Susceptibility Stays High. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15.

      • Kolm, C., Martzy, R., Brunner, K., Mach, R.L., Krska, R., Heinze, G., Sommer, R., Reischer, G.H. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2017. A Complementary Isothermal Amplification Method to the U.S. EPA Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction Approach for the Detection of Enterococci in Environmental Waters. Environmental Science & Technology, 51, S.7028-7035.

      • Martzy, R., Kolm, C., Brunner, K., Mach, R.L., Krska, R., Sinkovec, H., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Reischer, G.H., 2017. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the rapid detection of Enterococcus spp. in water. Water Research, 122, S.62-69.

      • van Driezum, I.H., Derx, J., Saracevic, E., Kirschner, A.K.T., Sommer, R., Farnleitner, A.H. & Blaschke, A.Paul, 2017. Does Pumping Volume Affect the Concentration of Micropollutants in Groundwater Samples?. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation, 37, S.82-88.

      • Zibuschka, F., Kirschner, A.K.T., Frick, C., Lindner, G., Reischer, G., Lendenfeld, T., Vogl, W., Schauer, U. & Farnleitner, A.H., 2017. Mikrobiologie und Wasser - Teil 1: Übersicht zu den methodischen Möglichkeiten der Analyse. ÖWAV-Arbeitsbehelft. Österreichischer Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaftsverband (ÖWAV), 52.

    • Book Chapter

      • Farnleitner, A.H. & Blanch, A.R., 2017. Microbial Indicators - “Workhorses” in the Field of Health-related Water Quality Testing. In J. B. Rose & Jiménez-Cisneros, B., hrsg. Global Water Pathogen Project. East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State UniversityUNESCO.

The Division Water Quality and Health at KL works closely with the other members of the Interuniversity Cooperation Centre Water and Health (ICC Water & Health). A list of all publications of the ICC Water & Health can be found on the website www.waterandhealth.at.

Events

  1. 17 Sep

    International Skills Lab Symposium 2020

    17. September 2020, 09:00 - 19. September 2020, 18:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Skills Lab, Trakt Y
  2. 14 Mar

    Open House - March 2020 - CANCELLED

    14. March 2020, 10:00 - 14:00
    Karl Landsteiner University, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30,3500 Krems, Trakt Y, Erdgeschoß
  3. 27 Feb

    Neurophysiology symposium: Ion channels in nerve cells and associated diseases

    27. February 2020, 15:30 - 18:30
    Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Wing Y, Auditorium