WISC-TV: Signal in the sewer: How wastewater helps scientists detect early increases in COVID-19, the flu and more

Wastewater samples ready for processing before testing at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene.

WISC-TV recently ran an in-depth story on wastewater surveillance testing at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene for COVID and other pathogens, as well as the partnership between the WSLH, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District and wastewater treatment facilities throughout Wisconsin. Article link

WSLH Senior Scientist and WSLH Wastewater Surveillance Team lead Dr. Martin Shafer also gave a brown bag talk at the WSLH about Wastewater Surveillance:  A 3-Year Retrospective & a Look to the Future.