Team Members: Christensen, S., Donocik, A., Gkogka, E., Katuzika, A., Velten, S. & Zurbruegg, R. The Problem Abstract Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment was used to asses the risk of getting infected with the bacteria Coxiella burnetii when passing an infected farm by bicycle during the...
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Outside Air (Aerosalized pathogens)
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MSU QMRA Summer Institute 2014
Team Members: Sassi, H. P., Biyins, A., Pang, H., Pohl, A., Lampe, B., Ghasemlou, M., Shrivastava, S. The Problem Introduction Paneer is a South Asian variety of soft cheese that is a non-fermentative, non-renneted, non-melting and unripened type of cheese which is used in raw form or in the...
Exposure: 
Food Consumption
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QMRAIII- MSU-July-August 2016
Irrigation of Lettuce With Reclaimed Water: Health Risk Comparison Among United States, Mexico and Brazil Team members: Chaudhry, R., Fonseca, A., Fernandes, A., Sexton, J., Hamilton, K. The Problem Reclaimed water is the result of wastewater treatment. This water meets water quality standards for...
Exposure: 
Lettuce
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Brazil QMRA II Institute July 2013
QMRA of Recreational Waters Team Members: Espinosa-Garcia, A.C., Suzuki, E., Rivera, I., Pogreba-Brown, K., Verhougstraete, M.P., Magri, M.E The Problem It is known that exposure to poor water quality at recreational beaches can result in acute human illnesses. Epidemiological studies performed...
Exposure: 
Outside Air (Aerosalized pathogens)
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MSU QMRA Summer Institute 2014
Risk management of Giardia exposure in South American communities Team Members: Vich, D.V., Boada, R.R., Gerrity, D., Dhingra, R., Bataiero, M. The Problem According to the World Health Organization (WHO), infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, and protozoa parasites are the most common...
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Interaction of POU devices and secondary transmission
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Brazil QMRA II Institute July 2013
The Problem Wastewater treatment plants along the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania discharge small quantities of Cryptosporidium and Giardia oocysts into the river. The oocysts can then be transported down the river to recreational sites in Philadelphia. Here we investigate the risk...
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IHERA-Drexel December 2013
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Team members: Shabana, Priyadarsini.suresh, Dr.R. Saraswati Jayanthi, Himanshu
Exposure: 
Influenza virus
H1N1
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IHERA- Delhi July 2014
The Problem History and Characterization Francisella tularensis is highly infectious facultative intracellular bacterium which causes Tularemia. It is a gram-negative bacterium that is a member of the Y-subdivision of Proteobacteria and its closest human pathogen relatives are Coxiella burnetti and...
Exposure: 
Drinking Water
Pathogens: 
Francisella tularensis
Location: 
MSU QMRA Summer Institute