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FATE AND TRANSPORT OF WASTEWATER PHOSPHORUS IN THE NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN : A COMPARISON OF WATERSHEDS SERVED BY MUNICIPAL AND ONSITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS
(East Carolina University, 2013)
This study compares the phosphorus (P) treatment efficiency of on-site wastewater systems (OWS) and municipal wastewater treatment systems (MWS) and quantifies impacts each technology has on ground and surface water. ...
Evaluation of Different Methods to Assess the Duration of Effectiveness of Permethrin-Treated Clothing against Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes after Repeated Washing
(East Carolina University, 2017-07-05)
Mosquitoes can be vectors of pathogens that cause many diseases, such as malaria, West Nile encephalitis, dengue and Zika. Mosquito-borne diseases continue to be a global problem, affecting outdoor workers (e.g. forestry ...
AN EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH THREATS ASSOCIATED WITH STREAM DISCHARGE FROM TOWN CREEK IN GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
(East Carolina University, 2017-01-06)
Town Commons is a major recreational area within the city of Greenville that is frequented by many students and residents who utilize the water resources of the Tar River for kayaking, fishing and other activities. Complaints ...
Cadmium is a soft and malleable metal which has several properties that allow it to be used in many ways. Manufacturing workers who are exposed to cadmium have higher rates of lung and prostate cancers. There is a weak ...
Potential for sublethal insecticide exposure to impact vector competence of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) for dengue and Zika viruses
Dengue and Zika viruses (DENV and ZIKV, Family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus) are arboviruses that cause human epidemics. Due to lack of vaccines for many mosquito borne diseases, there is a need for mosquito control. In ...
Effects of Blood Meal Source on Aedes albopictus Life Table Characteristics and Vector Competence for Dengue Virus
Commercially available blood can be used as an alternative to live animals to feed mosquitoes; however, the extent to which alternative blood sources affect mosquito vector competence for dengue virus (DENV, ...