TABLE 2.

Number of enterovirus genomes per liter along the main stem of Ballona Creek in Los Angeles, CA

Distance upstream from Santa Monica Bay (km) (name of site)No. of enterovirus genomes/liter and presence or absence of the human-specific Bacteroides markera at the following time of day:
9:0010:0011:0012:0013:0014:00
6.3 (Cochran)3,255*1,391*1,714*1,440*1,336**
5.4 (Adams)*630*200b290***
4.7 (Rodeo/Higuera)*96**1,641*579
2.6 (Overland)***926***
1.5 (Sawtelle)***61**384
0 (Inglewood)******
  • a Asterisks indicate presence.

  • b PCR inhibited for human-specific Bacteroides marker.