Project #4238

Enhancing the Value of Molecular Methods to the Water Industry: An E. coli Case Study

$623,660
Completed
Principle Investigator
Vincent
Hill
Research Manager
Dr. Hyunyoung Jang
Contractor
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Microbes & Pathogens
Monitoring

Abstract

This project assessed the capability of molecular methods relative to regulatory accepted culture-based methods to enhance microbial monitoring in finished drinking water and developed an inexpensive, sensitive, and transferable molecular method capable of detecting E. coli in less than one working day. Research partner: UKDWI. Published in 2014.