Table 4

Frequency of samples positive for human-specific markers and adenoviruses for which concentrations in water met FIB regulatory standards

BeachMarkerFrequency of detection in samples not exceeding regulatory standards for:
Enterococci (<104 CFU/ml)Fecal coliforms (<400 CFU/ml)
DohenyAdenovirus0.440.78
H-Baca0.360.60
HPyVsb0.781.00
HPyVsc0.801.00
M. smithii00
AvalonAdenovirusNAdNA
H-Bac0.620.76
HPyVsb0.590.89
HPyVsc0.570.81
M. smithii1.001.00
  • a H-Bac, human-associated Bacteroides marker.

  • b HPyVs, human polyomaviruses detected by PCR.

  • c HPyVs, human polyomaviruses detected by qPCR.

  • d NA, marker was not detected in any samples.