Evaluation of potential indicators of viral contamination in shellfish and their applicability to diverse geographical areas.

@article{FormigaCruz2003EvaluationOP,
  title={Evaluation of potential indicators of viral contamination in shellfish and their applicability to diverse geographical areas.},
  author={Meritxell Formiga-Cruz and Annika K Allard and A-C Conden-Hansson and Kathleen Henshilwood and Bodil E Hernroth and Juan Jos{\'e} Jofre and David N. Lees and Francisco Lucena and Maria Papapetropoulou and Rachel E Rangdale and Andromachi Tsibouxi and Apostolos Vantarakis and R Girones},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={1556-63}
}
The distribution of the concentration of potential indicators of fecal viral pollution in shellfish was analyzed under diverse conditions over 18 months in diverse geographical areas. These microorganisms have been evaluated in relation to contamination by human viral pathogens detected in parallel in the analyzed shellfish samples. Thus, significant shellfish-growing areas from diverse countries in the north and south of Europe (Greece, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) were defined and… CONTINUE READING

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