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Erinold’s Trip to the USA Expands SOIL’s Pathogen Testing Capacity

The SOIL Cap-Haitien team is happy to have its Sanitation Coordinator back after a 2-week trip in June to the United States. Erinold Frederic is a busy man in the office, not only managing SOIL’s busiest sanitation program EkoLakay, but also the laboratory where each batch of compost is tested for pathogens before sale. When the opportunity arose to expand SOIL’s pathogen testing capacity, Erinold stepped up to the plate….the microscope plate that is. Although SOIL currently tests for E. coli as a broad-spectrum pathogen indicator for human waste treatment, Erinold learned about how to test for Ascaris eggs and larvae. Ascaris is another ...