Using multiple human tests increases the confidence of the presence or absence of human fecal pollution in your samples.
|Human Bacteroidetes ID™
(5 tests available)
|Human Fecal Bacteria: Bacteroides dorei
Human Fecal Bacteria: EPA-Patented Target
Human Fecal Bacteria: Bacteroides stercoris
Human Fecal Bacteria: Bacteroides spp.
Human Fecal Bacteria: Bacteroides fragilis
|Human Urine Virus ID™||Human Fecal Virus: Polyomavirus|
We recommend that clients use two or more tests simultaneously in order to achieve greater sensitivity and reliability with the results, particularly with regard to negative results. Each test serves as a counter check with the other tests by targeting a different indicator organism.
Human Fecal Pollution Sources – A discussion on the major sources of pollution and how fecal matter winds its way into bodies of water.
Human MST Case Studies – Sample case studies of microbial source tracking techniques used to detect fecal matter in various water bodies.
Below are highlights of the services mentioned above.