23rd August 2021 Editorial by: Paul Carton
Rapid Methods for SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance in Wastewater - Podcast
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[1:11] - SARS-CoV-2's Achilles' heel (Rose Nash)
[3:58] - Data for Action! (Rose Nash)
[6:06] - Reducing turnaround times in wastewater epidemiology (Rose Nash)
[8:24] - Choosing a concentration method (Rose Nash)
[9:31] - The science behind the InnovaPrep Concentrating Pipette (Dave Goad)
[14:20] - Sample sizes for wastewater epidemiology (Dave Goad)
[16:25] - Recovery rates (Rose Nash & Dave Goad)
[20:32] - New pre-filter product (Dave Goad)
[25:08] - True concentration factor (Dave Goad and Dave Alburty)
[28:44] - Normalize data using controls (Rose Nash)
[31:37] - Wastewater epidemiology - past, present, and future (Dave Alburty)
[36:07] - Digital PCR vs RT-PCR for wastewater samples (Rose Nash)
[42:07] - Surveillance of variants in the community (Rose Nash)
[44:55] - The power of modern rapid microbiology techniques (Dave Alburty)
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Date Published: 23rd August 2021
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