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Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014

Monitoring Water Sources for Environmental Reservoirs of Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1, Haiti

Meer T. Alam, Thomas A. Weppelmann, Chad D. Weber, Judith A. Johnson, Mohammad H. Rashid, Catherine S. Birch, Babette A. Brumback, Valery E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, J. Glenn, and Afsar AliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, Florida, USA (M.T. Alam, T.A. Weppelmann, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, A. Ali); University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute, Gainesville (M.T. Alam, T.A. Weppelmann, C.D. Weber, J.A. Johnson, M.H. Rashid, C.S. Birch, B.A. Brumback, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, J.G. Morris, Jr., A. Ali); University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville (M.H. Rashid, V.E. Madsen Beau de Rochars, A. Ali)

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Table 3

Summary statistics of environmental water quality factors in mountains, estuaries, and a floodplain in Haiti, April 2012–March 2013

Water quality No. specimens observed Mean SD Minimum Maximum
Temperature, °C 176 29.32 1.91 24.3 33.7
pH, log[H+] 176 7.71 0.36 6.4 8.6
Dissolved oxygen, mg/L 176 7.33 1.81 1.23 10.31
Total dissolved solids, mg/L 176 273.8 359.9 24 2,970
Salinity, g/L 176 0.38 1.72 0 21.6
Conductivity (µS/cm) 176 544.1 639.4 230 5,630
Heterotrophic bacteria, log(cfu/mL) 175 4.21 0.60 2.3 5.89

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