Table 3.

Microbial parameters of slaughterhouse sewage samples

Sample no.OriginHuman fecal cross-contaminationPCR resulta
HAdHAVEV
1PigsYes++
2Kids and calvesYes
3Sheep and calvesYes
4ChickensYes+
5PigsYes++
6PigsYes++
7PigsYes+
8PigsYes+
9Sheep and calvesNo+
10Sheep and calvesNo+
11Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo+
12Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
13Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
14Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
15Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
16Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
17Pigs, sheep, and calvesNo
  • a Results obtained by nested PCR analysis of 4 ml of sample for the detection of adenovirus or 2 ml of sample for the detection of enterovirus or HAV. HAd, human adenovirus; EV, enterovirus.