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Dataset of SARS-CoV-2 wastewater data from Enköping, Sweden

posted on 06.07.2021, 13:50 by Anna SzékelyAnna Székely, Nahla Mohamed
This is a metadata record for a continuously updated dataset of SARS-CoV-2 RNA data in wastewater in Enköping, Sweden.

The dataset is part of a research study led associate professor Anna J. Székely (SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) and her research groups in collaboration with Uppsala Vatten. The research group is part of the Environmental Virus Profiling Research Area of the SciLifeLab National COVID-19 Research Program.

The viral content is concentrated according to the protocol from Ahmed et al. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139960
according to the modified electronegative filtration method. Viral RNA is extracted and SARS-CoV-2 gene copy nr quantified using R-qPCR. Recovery efficiency is measured using Bovine coronavirus (BCoV) as a virus surrogate. Pepper mild mottle virus (PPMoV) is used to correct for variations in water size and flow. For more information see
The dataset started week 13 2021 and updates weekly.

The dataset is available as part of the Environmental Virus Profiling data section. The amount of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater across Sweden https://www.covid19dataportal.se/data_types/environment/wastewater/#uppsala on the Swedish COVID-19 Data Portal (https://covid19dataportal.se). The dataset is also available as part of the CRUSH Covid project https://crush-covid.shinyapps.io/crush_covid/


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