Table 1: Mean pathogen concentrations in sludge from FA and UDDT.

MeanStandard deviationRangeMeanStandard deviationRange

HelminthsConcentration range, FAs (potentially viable eggs per gram of sludge), Concentrations range, UDDTs (potentially viable eggs per gram of sludge),

A. lumbricoides0.400.740–2.420.390.580–1.87
Hookworm10.1013.50–17.235.24.610–17.27
Trichuris trichiura000000
Taenia0.210.470–1.610.300.650–2.61

Bacterial pathogensColony forming units per gram (CFUs/g)Colony forming units per gram (CFUs/g)

Salmonella346.2405.40–1200509.1741.90–3200
E. coli 1007.71302.20–4100859.11230.40–5500