Biological approaches for controlling shellfish-associated pathogens.

  title={Biological approaches for controlling shellfish-associated pathogens.},
  author={Max Teplitski and Anita C. Wright and Graciela Lorca},
  journal={Current opinion in biotechnology},
  volume={20 2},
As the consumption of seafood and shellfish increases around the world, so is the incidence of associated outbreaks of illness. Various postharvest treatments are effective at killing seafood-associated bacteria, but most of these treatments also kill the mollusks. Because consumer preferences for raw live shellfish persist, biological approaches for promoting microbiological safety of live product are being considered. Applications of probiotic bacteria to reduce human pathogens in live… CONTINUE READING

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