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10 October 2011

Rou riool 'n nuwe uitdaging vir wetenskaplikes

Daar is 'n uiteenlopende versameling virusse wat nog wag om verken te word, sê navorsers.

Daar is ’n uiteenlopende versameling virusse wat nog wag om verken te word, sê navorsers.   

Bekende virusse wat in rou riool aangetref word, sluit in menslike patogene soos menslike papillomavirus wat genitale vratte en servikale kanker veroorsaak, en norovirus wat verantwoordelik is vir maaggriep. Daar was ook virusse wat met knaagdiere en kakkerlakke geassosieer word, virusse van plante en virusse wat op bakterieë teer.

 
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