TABLE 3

Recovery efficiency of HAdVs and HPyVs from tap and river water samples

MethodSample typeMean recovery efficiency (%) ± SDa
HAdVsbHPyVsc
ATap water31 ± 5.240 ± 3.9
River water32 ± 5.078 ± 16
BTap water2.4 ± 0.25.9 ± 0.9
River water3.1 ± 0.26.9 ± 0.8
CTap water2.8 ± 0.56.8 ± 1.9
River water5.3 ± 0.212 ± 6.7
  • a The recovery efficiency (%) was calculated as the (concentration recovered/concentration spiked) × 100.

  • b 3.9 × 104 ± 7.9 × 103 gene copies of HAdVs were spiked.

  • c 2.5 × 104 ± 3.9 × 103 gene copies of HPyVs were spiked.