missoula Uncategorized wastewater

Missoula, Week of November 29, 2020

Composite samples collected: December 1, 2020 over the previous 24 hour period.

City of Missoula: Positive

Levels relative to previous week: Lower

Sample IDSars-CoV2 GeneEstimated Genomes per Liter
Influent 1N1714,417Average N1:
Influent 2N1800,530757,473
Influent 1N2910,954Average N2:
Influent 2N2797,589854,271

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.