SARS-CoV-2 RNA concentrations in wastewater foreshadow dynamics and clinical presentation of new COVID-19 cases.

Author(s): Wu F, Xiao A, Zhang J, Moniz K, Endo N, Armas F, Bonneau R, Brown MA, Bushman M, Chai PR, Duvallet C, Erickson TB, Foppe K, Ghaeli N, Gu X, Hanage WP, Huang KH, Lee WL, Matus M, McElroy KA, Nagler J, Rhode SF, Santillana M, Tucker JA, Wuertz S, Zhao S, Thompson J, Alm EJJournal: Sci Total EnvironPMID: 34534872 September 2021
Current estimates of COVID-19 prevalence are largely based on symptomatic, clinically diagnosed cases. The existence of a large number of…

Variant abundance estimation for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater using RNA-Seq quantification.

Author(s): Baaijens JA, Zulli A, Ott IM, Petrone ME, Alpert T, Fauver JR, Kalinich CC, Vogels CBF, Breban MI, Duvallet C, McElroy K, Ghaeli N, Imakaev M, Mckenzie-Bennett M, Robison K, Plocik A, Schilling R, Pierson M, Littlefield R, Spencer M, Simen BB, Yale SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance Initiative., Hanage WP, Grubaugh ND, Peccia J, Baym MJournal: medRxivPMID: 34494031 September 2021
Effectively monitoring the spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants is essential to efforts to counter the ongoing pandemic. Wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2…

Wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 across 40 U.S. states from February to June 2020.

Author(s): Wu F, Xiao A, Zhang J, Moniz K, Endo N, Armas F, Bushman M, Chai PR, Duvallet C, Erickson TB, Foppe K, Ghaeli N, Gu X, Hanage WP, Huang KH, Lee WL, McElroy KA, Rhode SF, Matus M, Wuertz S, Thompson J, Alm EJJournal: Water Res.PMID: 34274898 July 2021
Wastewater-based disease surveillance is a promising approach for monitoring community outbreaks. Here we describe a nationwide campaign to monitor SARS-CoV-2…

Metrics to relate COVID-19 wastewater data to clinical testing dynamics.

Author(s): Xiao A, Wu F, Bushman M, Zhang J, Imakaev M, Chai PR, Duvallet C, Endo N, Erickson TB, Armas F, Arnold B, Chen H, Chandra F, Ghaeli N, Gu X, Hanage WP, Lee WL, Matus M, McElroy KA, Moniz K, Rhode SF, Thompson J, Alm EJJournal: medRxivPMID: 34159339 June 2021
Wastewater surveillance has emerged as a useful tool in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While wastewater surveillance…