Recent publications on wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV-2

May 18, 2021

Water Research Australia is pleased to bring you a summary of the latest global research collaborations on wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2. Many of the listed papers below feature WaterRA staff and ColoSSoS project partners.

Congratulations to all who have been published. Click here to view the latest ColoSSoS research paper Method evaluation and optimisation: Investigation of PCR-based methods and feasibility study for whole-genome sequencing.

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WaterRA Author: Dr Kelly Hill
Journal: Water Research
Title: Making Waves: Collaboration in the time of SARS-CoV-2 - rapid development of an international co-operation and wastewater surveillance database to support public health decision-making
About: A collaborative paper on the rapid development of sewage surveillance internationally, including WaterRA for Australia, and researchers internationally from: Sweden, Cyprus, Austria, Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Norway, the Netherlands, Bratislava, Belgium, UK, USA, Saudi Arabia and Serbia.

 

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WaterRA Authors: Dr Arash Zamyadi, Dr Kelly Hill
Journal: Microbiology Australia
Title: Wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2
About: Summary document of the groups conducting wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 around Australia.

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WaterRA Author: Dr Kelly Hill
Publication: Rapid Research Information Forum
Title: Monitoring wastewater to detect COVID-19
About: This rapid research brief responds to the request for advice from Australia’s Chief Scientist on the feasibility of monitoring wastewater for early detection and monitoring of COVID-19 in the population.

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WaterRA Authors: Dr Kelly Hill, Dr Arash Zamyadi
Journal: Water Quality Research Journal
Title: SARS-CoV-2 known and unknowns, implications for the water sector and wastewater-based epidemiology to support national responses worldwide: early review of global experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic
About: From June 2020. Early on during the COVID-19 pandemic WaterRA documented what was known about the virus and the implications for the water sector.

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