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A 100-ml sample and one 100-ml tube with a specially prepared media or a set of five 10-ml tubes∗ are used to which the test water is added and incubated at 95 to 99◦ F (35◦ –37◦ C). A sterile technique must of course be used. The results are available within 24 hours or may be extended to 48 hours. The presence of coliform is shown by a color change to yellow, the absence by no color change. The presence of E. coli is also shown by fluorescence of the tube when viewed under ultraviolet (UV) light.

Meningoencephalitis (Naegleria fowleri and Acanthamoeba culbertsoni ), and balantidiasis (B. ) Person-to-person contact, poor personal hygiene, and food are also common means of transmission of the diseases. Meningoencephalitis, also known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis, a rare but almost always fatal disease, is associated with swimming or bathing in warm, fresh, and brackish water. Immersion of the head (nasal passages) in the contaminated water is usually involved. The organism is commonly found in soil, fresh water, and decaying vegetation.

Consideration should also be given to land-use plans and the purchase of hydrogeologically sensitive areas and zoning controls. ∗ Also defined as the area between a well and the 99 percent theoretical maximum extent of the stabilized cone of depression. S. Government Printing Office, July 1999. 32 WATER SUPPLY Water samples are collected as an adjunct to the sanitary survey as an aid in measuring the quality of the raw water and effectiveness of treatment given. Microbiological examinations; chemical, radiochemical, and physical analyses; and microscopic examinations may be made, depending on the sources of water, climate, geology, hydrology, waste disposal practices on the watershed, problems likely to be encountered, and purpose to be served.

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