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Tampere University

The project is developing a testing platform using genome multiplication and a new generation sequencing method for detecting the microbes in a water sample.


Monitoring the microbiological quality of water is currently carried out according to bacterial indicators. These methods does not direct any infectious agents in the water. The aim of the project is developing analysis methods for the pathogens.

Contact persons

Kirsi-Maarit Lehto


kirsi-maarit.lehto [at]

+358 50 420 1494