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Table 3 Total enterococcal counts at different sampling points at different sampling times

From: SNP diversity of Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium in a South East Queensland waterway, Australia, and associated antibiotic resistance gene profiles

Site marked on the map Site name Average concentration of enterococci cfua/100 mL, ± STDb
   May-08 Aug-08C Mar-09C Jul-09
C1 Coomera marina 0
(0)
3 ± 1.41
(3)d
21.5 ± 2.12
(20)
4.5 ± 0.71
(5)
C2 Santa Barbara 0
(0)
2.5 ± 0.70
(3)
3.5 ± 0.71
(4)
0
(0)
C3 Sanctuary Cove 1.5 ± 0.7
(1)
32.5 ± 2.1
(20)
8.5 ± 2.12
(9)
3 ± 0
(3)
C4 Jabiru Island 5.5 ± 0.7
(6)
78 ± 4.2
(25)
230 ± 28.28
(30)
2.5 ± 0.70
(3)
C5 Paradise Point 9 ± 1.4
(10)
185 ± 7.0
(25)
160 ± 14.14
(25)
22 ± 1.41
(20)
C6 Coombabah 7.5 ± 0.71
(8)
165 ± 7.0
(25)
125 ± 7.07
(25)
4 ± 0
(4)
  1. a colony forming units
  2. b standard deviation
  3. c samples collected after rainfall event
  4. d number of isolates analysed