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An isomer of cholesterol, differing in the position of the one double bond.
Synonym(s): coprostenol
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EMD focused on the sewage contamination of surface water and waterways in Florida, and the research proved to be instrumental in developing analytical protocols and guidelines for the determination of Coprostenol and other sterols present in human and animal waste.
The individual contaminated carpet samples were analyzed over an eight-day period to evaluate the presence and survival of fecal contamination as well as Coprostenol.
Unlike the results given by microbial indicators, the Coprostenol results remained positive throughout the study, consistently revealing the presence of fecal contamination.