Describes the applicability of an enzyme immunoassay technique and its modifications for the rapid and quantitative detection of epidemiologically significant human enteroviruses in water. Published in 1989.
Establishing Additional Log Reduction Credits for WWTPs
The major objective of this study was to characterize advanced methods that facilitate sensitive and specific microbial monitoring in wastewater for key enteric pathogens (bacteria, virus, and protozoa)...
Rapid PCR-Based Monitoring of Infectious Enteroviruses in Drinking Water
Evaluates the application of an integrated cell culture-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methodology to rapidly detect infectious viruses in groundwater. Includes optimization of the integrated technique for specific detection...
Application of Surrogate Measures to Improve Treatment Plant Performance
Evaluates the use of microbial surrogates for assessing water quality and treatment plant performance. Under full-scale conditions, studies a number of surrogates as operational tools to improve process...
Use of DNA Nanostructures as Viral Surrogates in Potable Reuse Applications
This research will develop and validate novel surrogates for awarding virus log reduction values (LRVs) in membrane-based potable reuse systems. Specifically, the project involves three research themes: (1)...
Understanding the Factors That Affect the Detection and Variability of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater
Wastewater-based surveillance (WBS) of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) represents a promising complement to clinical testing as a means of assessing COVID-19 trends within a community...
The Use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technologies and Metagenomics Approaches to Evaluate Water and Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment Technologies
The emergence of next generation sequencing (NGS) is revolutionizing the potential to address complex microbiological challenges in the water industry. NGS technologies can provide new and holistic insight...