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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Results of multiplex nested PCR for Acanthamoeba spp. and N. fowleri in the samples taken from bioreactor sludge and effluent of three sewage treatment plants and seven stations of effluent river

Source Site Acanthamoeba spp. Naegleria spp.c
1st PCR 2nd PCR 1st PCR (Naegleria spp.) 2nd PCR (Naegleria fowleri)
Stream (MH) MH 1 (36°40'51.1"N 127°25'12.4"E) - + - -
MH 2 (36°40'49.4"N 127°24'16.6"E) - + - -
MH 3 (36°39'33.2"N 127°23'08.9"E) - + + +
MH 4 (36°38'57.1"N 127°22'23.0"E) - + + -
MH 5 (36°38'02.6"N 127°21'27.8"E) - + + -
MH 6 (36°37'36.3"N 127°21'04.1"E) - + + +
MH 7 (36°35'59.6"N 127°20'40.5"E) - + + -
STP Aa (OC) Sludgeb (36°41'43.8"N 127°24'36.3"E) - + + +
Effluent (36°40'51.9"N 127°24'39.4"E) - + + +
STP B (CJ) Sludge (36°39'54.7"N 127°23'38.3"E) - + + +
Effluent (36°40'05.9"N 127°23'36.1"E) - + + +
STP C (OS) Sludge (36°37'55.4"N 127°20'00.9"E) - + + +
Effluent (36°37'56.5"N 127°20'41.7"E) - + + +

a STP, sewage treatment plant.

b Sludge, activated sludge from biological reactor.

c 1st PCR and 2nd PCR for detection of Naegleria spp. and Naegleria fowleri, respectively.

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