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Construction of a Low-cost Mobile Incubator for Field and Laboratory Use

DOI :

10.3791/58443-v

7:50 min

March 19th, 2019

March 19th, 2019

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1Department of Sanitation, Water & Solid Waste for Development, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), 2Department of Environmental Microbiology, Eawag, 3Department of Environmental Social Sciences, Eawag, 4Department of Urban Water Management, Eawag

This paper describes a method for building an adaptable, low-cost and transportable incubator for microbial testing of drinking water. Our design is based on widely available materials and can operate under a range of field conditions, while still offering the advantages of higher-end laboratory-based models.

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