Table 1

Frequency distribution of the isolated coliform groups in water samples from Khamis Mushait Governorate, southwestern Saudi Arabia (February-June 2007)

Desalinated

Surface water

Wells

TOTAL

Microorganism

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%


Escherichia coli

2

20.00

11

24.44

10

16.95

23

20.18

Klebsiella species:

Kl. Pneumoniae

2

20.00

3

6.67

8

13.56

13

11.40

Kl. Oxytoca

1

10.00

2

4.44

4

6.78

7

6.14


Enterobacter species:

E. cloacae

1

10.00

8

17.78

11

18.64

20

17.54

E. aerogens

N|A

N|A

3

6.67

3

5.08

6

5.26

E. agglomerans

N|A

N|A

4

8.88

3

5.08

7

6.14

E. gergoviae

N|A

N|A

1

2.22

2

3.89

3

2.63


Citrobacter species:

C. freundii

1

10.00

3

6.67

6

10.16

10

8.77

C. diversus

N|A

N|A

5

11.11

3

5.08

8

7.02

Proteus species:


P. vulgaris

2

20.00

4

8.88

6

10.16

12

10.52

P. mirabilis

1

10.00

1

2.22

3

5.08

5

4.39


TOTAL

10

100.00

45

100.00

59

100.00

114

100.00


N|A = Not detected.

Sh AlOtaibi International Journal of Health Geographics 2009 8:16   doi:10.1186/1476-072X-8-16

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