Rapid Methods for SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance in Wastewater - Podcast

Episode 8,  Aug 19, 2021, 03:33 PM

Listen to our latest podcast and learn how InnovaPrep's rapid method enabled GT Molecular to lead the field in wastewater epidemiology for SARS-CoV-2. Guests include Rose Nash (GT Molecular), Dave Goad and Dave Alburty (InnovaPrep).

[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 rapidmicrobiology techniques (Dave Alburty)