Public Health Team Tests Water Quality in Ecuadorian Community

During the Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) brigade experience this summer, Wayne Sanderson, professor of epidemiology in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, along with graduate students Eric Wilson and Danette Cook conducted a survey of 40 homes in the El Bua community outside Santo Domingo, Ecuador. Their research measured the 40 homes’ water sources for presence of coliform bacteria, such as E. coli.

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