Beyond COVID: LSU scientists hope wastewater testing leads to better public health
Updated: May 11, 2022
Wastewater surveillance of COVID-19 is just the tip of the iceberg. We are working to extend the surveillance footprint to include other infectious diseases.
As reported by George Morris, Staff Writer for The Advocate on May 9, 2022.
"You could think of it almost as a weather forecast for infectious diseases where you're providing people with weekly information"
We are actively working to include other infectious diseases, such as influenza and seasonal colds, in our wastewater surveillance program in Baton Rouge.