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Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008


Cryptosporidiosis and Filtration of Water from Loch Lomond, Scotland

Kevin G.J. Pollock*Comments to Author , David Young†, Huw V. Smith‡, and Colin N. Ramsay*
Author affiliations: *Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK; †University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK; ‡Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Laboratory, Glasgow, Scotland, UK;

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Table 3

Sex distribution of cryptosporidiosis case-patients, Loch Lomond, Scotland

Water source Relation to enhanced water filtration* Male, no. (%) Female, no. (%)
Loch Lomond Before 197 (57.8) 144 (42.2)
After 92 (53.8) 79 (46.2)
Other Before 354 (48.8) 372 (51.2)
After 581 (47.4) 646 (52.6)
Total 1,224 1,241

*Coagulation and rapid gravity filtration, introduced in November 1999.

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