Table 3.

Distribution of host-specific genetic markers in feces from nontarget animals

AnimalNo. of samples testedNo. of positive PCR resultsa
Human markerCow markers
HF8 clusterCF123 clusterCF151 cluster
Cat3000
Deerb 3023
Dog3000
Duck3000
Elkb 3033
Goatb 1011
Llamac 1011
Pig3000
Seagull3000
Sheepb 4044
  • a PCR results are from two rounds of 25 cycles each.

  • b Ruminant.

  • c Pseudoruminant.