Using multiple human tests increases the confidence of the presence or absence of human fecal pollution in your samples.
|Human Bacteroidetes ID™||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
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 countercheck 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.