Report name:

Bacteriophages as enteric viral indicators in bivalve mollusc management

Authors:

Kate R Hodgson

Co-Investigators:

Valeria A Torok, Alison R Turnbull

Content type:

Journal Article

Background information:

This paper details the use of bacteriophages to detect human enteric viruses such as HAV and NOV in Oysters.

Date:

01 November 2017

Project status:

Completed

Other information:

Bacteriophages have been identified as potential indicators or surrogates for human enteric viruses due to their similarities in morphology, behaviour in water environments and resistance to disinfectant treatments.

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