Robin H Byars

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Two samples of market oysters, primarily from retail establishments, were collected twice each month in each of nine states during 2007. Samples were shipped refrigerated overnight to five U.S. Food and Drug Administration laboratories on a rotating basis and analyzed by most probable number (MPN) for total and pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V.(More)
From June through October 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration collected oysters (61 samples) that had been subjected to postharvest processing (PHP) methods, including mild heat treatment, freezing, and high hydrostatic pressure, from processors and retail markets in various states to determine Vibrio vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus levels.(More)
The applicability of real-time PCR was examined for detection of vibrios from postharvest-processed (PHP) oysters to allow for a more rapid assay and higher sample throughput than currently used. During June to October 2004, 68 PHP oyster samples were collected directly from PHP firms or from retail markets across the United States. PHP oysters were(More)
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