Table 4.

Nested-PCR results in urban sewage samples collected in Barcelonaa (site 1)

Sample and date of collection (day-mo-yr)HAdBKVJCVSV40
BCN1 (29-09-97)+ (−1)+ (−1)+ (−2)
BCN2 (07-10-97)+ (−1)+ (−1)+ (−2)
BCN3 (21-10-97)+ (−1)+ (−2)+ (−3)
BCN4 (28-10-97)+ (0)+ (−1)NT
BCN5 (07-11-97)+ (−1)+ (0)+ (−1)
BCN6 (11-11-97)+ (−1)+ (−1)+ (−1)
BCN7 (19-11-97)+ (−2)+ (−1)+ (−2)
BCN8 (05-12-97)+ (−2)+ (−1)+ (−2)
BCN9 (17-12-97)
BCN10 (30-12-97)+ (−2)+ (−1)+ (−3)
BCN11 (09-01-98)+ (0)+ (−1)
BCN12 (12-01-98)+ (−2)+ (0)+ (−3)
BCN13 (16-01-98)+ (−1)+ (0)+ (−3)
BCN14 (23-01-98)+ (−2)+ (−2)
BCN15 (02-02-98)+ (−2)+ (−1)
BCN16 (11-02-98)+ (−2)+ (−3)
  • a Results obtained after nested-PCR analysis of 4 ml of sewage. HAd, human Ad; +, positive; −, negative; NT, not tested. Numbers in parentheses after results are the highest decimal dilutions positive by nested PCR.