Table 3

Co-occurrence of human-associated markers in the Doheny and Avalon Beach samples

BeachMarker AMarker B% matching resultsNo. of samples positive
Marker AMarker B
DohenyHPyVsaM. smithii95.451
HPyVsaHPyVsb93.959
M. smithiiAdenovirus93.819
HPyVsbM. smithii92.391
HPyVsaAdenovirus90.859
HPyVsbAdenovirus89.299
H-BaccAdenovirus83.1259
H-BacM. smithii81.5251
HPyVsbH-Bac80.0925
HPyVsaH-Bac78.5525
AvalonM. smithiiAdenovirus98.320
HPyVsaHPyVsb87.52122
HPyVsaAdenovirus82.5210
HPyVsbAdenovirus81.7220
HPyVsbM. smithii81.7222
HPyVsaM. smithii80.8212
H-BacAdenovirus65.0420
H-BacM. smithii65.0422
HPyVsbH-Bac56.72242
HPyVsbH-Bac55.82142
  • a HPyVs, human polyomaviruses detected by qPCR.

  • b HPyVs, human polyomaviruses detected by PCR.

  • c H-Bac, human-associated Bacteroides marker.