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Table 1.

Characteristics of water sampling sites in Port-au-Prince and Cap Haïtien and results of Cryptosporidium oocysts detection and molecular characterization.

Site number Sampling sites Source of water samples Number of litres filtered Number of oocysts/100 L of water Results of PCR detection Cryptosporidium species identified District/*Population served
Port-au-Prince
1 Turgeau Reservoir 340 67 + C. parvum Pétion-ville/342,451
2 Plaisance Spring 255 33 + C. parvum
3 Delmas 71 Reservoir 170 53 + C. parvum Delmas/359,451
4 Dikini 63 Spring 272 145 + C. parvum Carrefour/465,019
5 Clercine F2 Bore 340 17 + C. parvum
6 Clercine F7 Bore 340 233 + C. parvum
7 Rivière Grise Surface water 204 19 unsuccessful unsuccessful
8 Tabarre 25-F5 Bore 255 118 + C. parvum Tabarre/118,477
9 Tabarre 41-T4 Bore 170 20 + C. parvum
10 Tapage-T8 Bore 255 6 + C. parvum
11 Bureau Central CAMEP Bore 340 32 + C. parvum
12 Tapage-T6 Bore 272 28 + C. parvum
Cap Haïtien
13 Zone de Balan1 Bore 119 6,088 + C. parvum Petite Anse/98,373
14 Zone de Balan2 Bore 153 4,902 + C. parvum
15 En Haut Jean Spring 170 5,640 + C. parvum Bande du Nord/21,157
16 Mandot Reservoir 170 3,583 + C. parvum
*

Inhabitants [15]; +: positive

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