Molecular surveillance of enterovirus and norwalk-like virus in oysters relocated to a municipal-sewage-impacted gulf estuary.

@article{Shieh2003MolecularSO,
  title={Molecular surveillance of enterovirus and norwalk-like virus in oysters relocated to a municipal-sewage-impacted gulf estuary.},
  author={Y Carol Shieh and Ralph S. Baric and Jacquelina W. Woods and Kevin R. Calci},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 12},
  pages={7130-6}
}
An 18-month survey was conducted to examine the prevalence of enteric viruses and their relationship to indicators in environmentally polluted shellfish. Groups of oysters, one group per 4 weeks, were relocated to a coastal water area in the Gulf of Mexico that is impacted by municipal sewage and were analyzed for enteroviruses, Norwalk-like viruses (NLV… CONTINUE READING