Virus-contaminated oysters: a three-month monitoring of oysters imported to Switzerland.

@article{Beuret2003ViruscontaminatedOA,
  title={Virus-contaminated oysters: a three-month monitoring of oysters imported to Switzerland.},
  author={Christian Beuret and Andreas Baumgartner and Jakob Schluep},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={
          2292-7
        }
}
Molluscan shellfish are known to be carriers of viral and bacterial pathogens. The consumption of raw oysters has been repeatedly linked to outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis and hepatitis A. Switzerland imports over 300 tons of oysters per year, 95% of which originate in France. To assess the level of viral contamination, a 3-month monitoring study was conducted. Therefore, the sensitivities of several previously described methods for virus concentration were compared, and one protocol was… CONTINUE READING

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