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- Noble, Rachel T., et al. Show all 21 Authors
- Environmental Science & Technology 2012 v.46 no.2 pp. 945-953
- Bacteroidales; DNA; Enterococcus; bacteria; indicator species; pathogen identification; quantitative analysis; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; reliability; reproducibility; research facilities; standard operating procedures; water microbiology; water pollution; water quality; United States
- ... The application of quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) technologies for the rapid identification of fecal bacteria in environmental waters is being considered for use as a national water quality metric in the United States. The transition from research tool to a standardized protocol requires information on the reproducibility and sources of variation associated with qPCR methodology across laborato ...