Method EPA/600/R-95/178

Enteric Virus From Drinking Water

This method is for the determination of enteric virus from drinking water.  After the system is flushed, the sample is collected passing a volume of water, at least 317 - 396 gallons,  through a special filter.  After sampling, the filter is sent to the lab for analysis by incubation and cell culture.



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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   24 hours from sample collection until the start of the filter preparation
Preservatives:   After collection put the filter on ice and ship cold to the laboratory.
Required Preps:   MDS Zetapor Virosorb filter or equivalent with a 10 micron polypropylene prefilter
Collection Method:   Filtration
Analytical Methodology:   Incubation
Documentation:   Micro

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit

* The analytes and detection limits listed for each method represent the typical detection limits and analytes reported for that particular method. Keep in mind that analyte lists may vary from laboratory to laboratory. Detection limits may also vary from lab to lab and are dependent upon the sample size, matrix, and any interferences that may be present in the sample.