Hepatitis E virus and coliphages in waters proximal to swine concentrated animal feeding operations.

@article{GentryShields2015HepatitisEV,
  title={Hepatitis E virus and coliphages in waters proximal to swine concentrated animal feeding operations.},
  author={Jennifer Gentry-Shields and Kevin Myers and Nora Pisanic and Christopher D Heaney and Jill R Stewart},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2015},
  volume={505},
  pages={487-93}
}
North Carolina is the second leading state in pork production in the United States, with over 10 million swine. Swine manure in NC is typically collected and stored in open-pit lagoons before the liquid waste is sprayed onto agricultural fields for disposal. Components of this waste may be able to impact surface water quality with the potential for human exposure. This study examined viruses of public health concern in creeks adjacent to swine concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) spray… CONTINUE READING
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