Track Down the Source of Aquatic Bacterial Contamination

JonahWater’s qPCR assays can provide the answers to your source tracking questions

Typical source tracking methods involve looking for host-based bacteria

JonahWater gets right to the source by detecting host DNA in your water body

Using Quantitative PCR, we can search a water sample for human, wildlife, and domestic animal DNA

We completed a source tracking pilot study in our own Boulder Creek in Boulder, Colorado.  We observed spikes of human and livestock DNA based on site, which correlated to visual confirmation of these species.

Our standard source tracking analysis includes six species: human, poultry, sheep, pig, cattle, and dog

Other species may be added upon request


Source tracking Report

Quantifies the number of reads found for a given sequence for each sample


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Jonah Ventures
5485 Conestoga Ct #210, 
Boulder, CO 80301
(720) 515-6624

Jonah Ventures

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