Protozoal pollution of surface water sources in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt.

@article{Elshazly2007ProtozoalPO,
  title={Protozoal pollution of surface water sources in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt.},
  author={Attef M. Elshazly and Hany M Elsheikha and Doaa M Soltan and Khairy Abdelhamid Mohammad and Tosson Aly Morsy},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={51-64}
}
Water samples were collected different water sources and different districts of Dakahlia G., from September 2005 to August 2006, were investigated for pathogenic protozoa. Water specimens were examined by concentration technique followed by modified Ziehl-Neelsen (MZN) and Truant auramine-rhodamine (AR) stains for Giardia sp. cysts, Cryptosporidium sp. oocysts, and other protozoa species. In the 1st survey, 94/480 (19.6%) water samples had protozoa. Prevalence rates were in summer 38/120 (31.6… CONTINUE READING