missoula Uncategorized wastewater

Missoula, Week of November 1

Composite samples collected: November 3, 2020 over the previous 24 hour period.

City of Missoula: Positive

Levels relative to previous week: Similar or higher

Sample IDSars-CoV2 GeneEstimated Genomes per Liter
Influent 1N11,713,682Average N1:
Influent 2N12,035,1461,874,414
Influent 1N21,128,841Average N2:
Influent 2N21,057,8051,093,323

Sample was collected from the City of Missoula Wastewater Treatment Plant as a composite over the previous 24-hour period, labeled here as Influent. Upon arrival, two duplicate sub-samples were taken and processed in parallel. Testing can detect two nucleocapsid genes present in the SARS-CoV2 genome, N1 and N2. Genome concentration is estimated based on sample signal relative to standards of known concentration.