[Non detection of enterovirus in the bivalve Anadara tuberculosa (Bivalvia:Arcidae) caused by chemical contamination in the Pacific of Costa Rica].

Abstract

Anadara tuberculosa is one of the most abundant mollusks of commercial importance in Costa Rica. Its habitat water is a potential source of fecal and chemical contamination to humans. We wanted to asses enterovirus, mainly poliovirus and hepatitis A virus and chemicals such as sulphates and nitrates in meat and body fluids. Thirteen samples were taken from… (More)

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