Human Source Tracking

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Using multiple human tests increases the confidence of the presence or absence of human fecal pollution in your samples.

Test Target
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


Sample Report


Sample Report

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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.

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