Fecal pollution threatens the health of the public and damages economies. Sewage, effluent, stormwater, agriculture, and wildlife all can contribute fecal bacteria to waters.Fecal coliform bacteria can be quantified with traditional techniques, but not answering the question “Whose E. coliis it?” Determining the source of fecal pollution requires molecular techniques.
In response to requests from clients, we have developed the JonahWater Source Tracking qPanel™:
Our tests have shown that this technique can provide quantification of the absolute amounts of DNA from different potential sources of fecal coliform bacteria in water.
Feel free to contact us about this new diagnostic capability.