Table 2

Bacterial population of samples with respect to site and season
Characteristic Study site Season Mean counts (CFU/ml) SE Mean StDev Range (CFU/ml)
Heterotrophic Bacteria Counts Bepanda Dry 2.28 × 103 271 3068 0-1.35 × 104
Rainy 4.93 × 103 471 4638 0-1.5 × 104
New Bell Dry 2.82 × 103 385 3554 0-1.77 × 104
Rainy 5.46 × 103 471 5571 4.0 × 101-4.25 × 104
Total Dry 2.5 × 103 224 3273 0-1.77 × 104
Rainy 5.252 × 103 338 5206 0-4.25 × 104
Total Coliform Counts Bepanda Dry 1.12 × 103 139 1567 0-7.5 × 103
Rainy 1.84 × 103 229 2256 0-1.05 × 104
New Bell Dry 1.87 × 103 253 2329 0-9.8 × 103
Rainy 3.20 × 103 275 3259 2.0 × 101-1.4 × 104
Total Dry 1.42 × 103 133 1938 0-9.8 × 103
Rainy 2.64 × 103 192 2963 0-1.4 × 104
Fecal Coliform Counts Bepanda Dry 5.89 × 102 96 1087 0-7.0 × 103
Rainy 1.14 × 103 170 1677 0-9.0 × 103
New Bell Dry 6.25 × 102 122 1124 0-6.0 × 103
Rainy 2.05 × 103 195 2309 1.0 × 101-9.0 × 103
Total Dry 6.03 × 102 75 1099 0-7.0 × 103
Rainy 1.68 × 103 138 2119 0-9.0 × 103
TotalVibrioCounts Bepanda Dry 4.96 × 102 79 891 0-7.0 × 103
Rainy 8.14 × 102 105 1038 0-5.0 × 103
New Bell Dry 7.26 × 103 141 1302 0-7.2 × 103
Rainy 1.24 × 103 122 1448 2.0 × 101-8.0 × 103
Total Dry 5.88 × 103 74 1077 0-7.2 × 103
Rainy 1.06 × 103 85 1311 0-8.0 × 103

SE mean Standard Error of mean, StDev Standard Deviation.

Akoachere et al.

Akoachere et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:692   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-692

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