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Table 6 Frequency of microbial agents in in water studies in Iranian environmental health journals (2008–2017)

From: A glance at one decade of water pollution research in Iranian environmental health journals

Microbial contamination Types Number Percentage
Bacteria Faecal coliforms 37 8.6
Heterotrophic plate counts 11 2.5
Staphylococcus aureus 5 1.6
Escherichia coli 5 1.6
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5 1.6
Bacillus subtilis 3 0.7
Streptococcus faecalis 3 0.7
Acinetobacter 2 0.5
Klebsiella pneumoniae 2 0.5
Aeromonas 1 0.2
Achromobacter 1 0.2
Mycological flora Aspergillus 3 0.7
Mycotic flora 1 0.2
Candida 1 0.2
Parasite Giardia 1 0.2
Legionella 1 0.2
Virus Norwalk virus 1 0.2