TABLE 1.

PCR detection of human-associated MST markers from surface water samples following HFUF with Rec DEC

Sample typeDate (mo/day/yr)Sewage spike (ml)Detection of human-associated markersc
Human BacteroidesM. smithiiHPyV
D-PBS02/05/085PPP
02/20/085PPP
Hillsborough River08/06/085PPP
09/08/085PPP
10/01/082.5PPP
Ben T. Davis Beach03/27/090AAA
2.5PPP
Sweetwater Creek04/02/090PaPbPa
05/05/090AbPbPb
2.5PPP
  • a Marker detected using previously published membrane filtration protocol.

  • b Marker absent using previously published membrane filtration protocol.

  • c P, present; A, absent.