Detecting Poliovirus Hiding in the Environment

PATH and the University of Washington are working to refine the bag-mediated filtration system (BMFS) that collects wastewater or sewage in a bag, and passes it through a simple filter that binds Poliovirus (PV). The goal of this project is to develop, validate, and commercialize a new environmental surveillance  tool to assist in global eradication of PV.

Publication date: August 2017

Detecting Poliovirus Hiding in the Environment

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