A survey of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water supplies during a 10-year period (2000-2009) in Seoul.

@article{Lee2010ASO,
  title={A survey of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water supplies during a 10-year period (2000-2009) in Seoul.},
  author={Mok Young Lee and Eun Joo Cho and Jin Hyo Lee and Sun Hee Han and Yong Sang Park},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={219-24}
}
This study has been conducted to estimate the occurrence of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water supplies in the Metropolitan area of Seoul, South Korea, for 10 years from 2000 to 2009. Water samples were collected quarterly at 6 intakes in the Han River and its largest stream and 6 conventional Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) serving drinking water for 10 million people of Seoul. Cryptosporidium oocysts were found in 22.5% of intake water samples and arithmetic mean was 0.65 oocysts/10 L (range 0-22… CONTINUE READING

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