Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 14, Number 9—September 2008

Letter

Naegleria fowleri in Well Water

Barbara Blair, Payal Sarkar, Kelly R. Bright, Francine Marciano-Cabral, and Charles P. GerbaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA (B. Blair, P. Sarkar, K.R. Bright, C.P. Gerba); Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA (F. Marciano-Cabral);

Main Article

Table

Naegleria fowleri in well water samples, Arizona

Sample type* No. (%) positive
Initial 4/40 (10)
Purged 26/145 (17.9)
All 30/185 (16.2)

*Samples were collected before and after purging 3 borehole volumes. PCR was used to test samples.

Main Article

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO