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Viruses in Shellfish

Viruses in Shellfish Food Environ Virol (2010) 2:115–116 DOI 10.1007/s12560-010-9046-1 IN TROD UCTIO N Viruses in Shellfish Albert Bosch Soizick F. Le Guyader Received: 3 June 2010 / Accepted: 3 June 2010 / Published online: 16 June 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Human pathogenic viruses enter the marine environment accidental contamination after heavy rainfall, when extra through several routes which include direct discharge of loads cause an overflow and release of untreated sewage treated or untreated sewage effluents, unintentional dis- into the aquatic environment. The environmental condi- charges by urban and rural run-off, waste input from boats, tions leading to shellfish consumption-related outbreaks are and via rivers when wastewater discharges take place in fresh described in a paper in the present issue. water. Current water treatment practices are unable to pro- The inclusion of virus analysis in regulatory standards for vide virus-free wastewater effluents, consequently human viruses in molluscan bivalve samples must overcome several pathogenic viruses are routinely introduced into marine and shortcomings such as the technical difficulties and high costs estuarine waters. During feeding and under favorable of virus monitoring, the lack of harmonized and standardized hydrographic conditions, molluscan bivalves filter contam- assays, and the challenge posed by the ever http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Food and Environmental Virology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 by Springer Science + Business Media, LLC
Subject
Biomedicine; Chemistry/Food Science, general ; Food Science ; Virology
ISSN
1867-0334
eISSN
1867-0342
DOI
10.1007/s12560-010-9046-1
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Abstract

Food Environ Virol (2010) 2:115–116 DOI 10.1007/s12560-010-9046-1 IN TROD UCTIO N Viruses in Shellfish Albert Bosch Soizick F. Le Guyader Received: 3 June 2010 / Accepted: 3 June 2010 / Published online: 16 June 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Human pathogenic viruses enter the marine environment accidental contamination after heavy rainfall, when extra through several routes which include direct discharge of loads cause an overflow and release of untreated sewage treated or untreated sewage effluents, unintentional dis- into the aquatic environment. The environmental condi- charges by urban and rural run-off, waste input from boats, tions leading to shellfish consumption-related outbreaks are and via rivers when wastewater discharges take place in fresh described in a paper in the present issue. water. Current water treatment practices are unable to pro- The inclusion of virus analysis in regulatory standards for vide virus-free wastewater effluents, consequently human viruses in molluscan bivalve samples must overcome several pathogenic viruses are routinely introduced into marine and shortcomings such as the technical difficulties and high costs estuarine waters. During feeding and under favorable of virus monitoring, the lack of harmonized and standardized hydrographic conditions, molluscan bivalves filter contam- assays, and the challenge posed by the ever

Journal

Food and Environmental VirologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 16, 2010

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