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Table 1 Concentration of Cryptosporidium oocysts (oocysts/100 litres) in open waters in the floodplain and in public baths in Halle, Germany 2013

From: Outbreak of cryptosporidium hominis following river flooding in the city of Halle (Saale), Germany, August 2013

No. on map Sampling spot Bathing water Number of oocysts date of sampling
    27 Aug 2 Sept 11 Sept 24 Sept 11 Nov
1 Pond in floodplain (in Kröllwitz) n    1   
2 Pond in floodplain (in Regattastrecke) n    0   
3 Pond in floodplain (Planena) n    0   
4 River Saale (near sewage plant North) n     148  
5 Saale lateral channel Mühlgraben (Street Ochsenbrücke, near beach) y2    592 460 4
6 Saale lateral channel Mühlgraben (150 m up-stream from Street Ochsenbrücke) n     20  
7 Saale lateral channel Mühlgraben (300 m up-stream from Ochsenbrücke, West) n      3
8 Saale lateral channel Mühlgraben (300 m upstream from Ochsenbrücke East) n      144
9 Saale lateral channel Mühlgraben (500 m upstream from Ochsenbrücke) n      5
10 Saale tributary Wilde Saale (in Gimritz) n     5  
11 River Saale (in island Rabeninsel) n     0  
12 River Saale (in island Planena n     4  
  Saale tributary Weiße Elster n     7  
  Pond outside floodplain y 1     
  Pond outside floodplain y   0    
  Public bath N y 99 / 01     
  Public bath M y   0/0/31 0/0/1/31   
  Public bath S y 11 / 01     36 / 1001
  1. 1From different pools.
  2. 2Bathing officially not approved; y = yes, n = no, m = meter.