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Table 6 Daily dose of E. coli ingested by farmers ingesting 10 – 100 mg of soil

From: A faecal exposure assessment of farm workers in Accra, Ghana: a cross sectional study

Soil quality (Log E. coli/g) Soil ingested (mg) Dose of E. coli ingested
   Mean dose 95 % Confidence interval
Average soil concentration
102.3 10 1.8 0, 5
100 17.8 10, 27
Max. soil concentration
104.1 10 126 104, 149
100 1,259 1189, 1327