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Effect of ionizing radiation onVibrio bacteria in Crassostrea virginica (American oyster)
Abstract/OtherAbstract :
The presence of Vibrio bacteria in raw shellfish poses a significant health hazard to the consuming public. These human pathogens are natural, seasonal components of the microbial flora of shellfish which can result in primary septicemic or diarrheal fatal infections. Existing shellfish depuration neither targets nor eliminates the Vibrio bacteria. For this reason, additional purification processes are necessary. In this study, the effect of low dose gamma radiation on the inactivation ofVibrio cholerae (01 and non 01) and vulnificus is investigated. Log decrement (D10) values ranging only to a high of 0.09 KGy in the Vibrio strains support the hypothesis that food irradiation technology can provide an additional effective and efficient shellfish sanitation method.
Authors :
EBERIEL, D, DOOLEY, K, LANGTON, L, MALLETH, J
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Publisher :  Actes de colloques. Ifremer. Brest [ACTES COLLOQ. IFREMER.]. 1995     Type :  text     Format :  application/pdf    
Date Detail :
1992-04-01
Subject :
Oyster culture, Ionizing radiation, Gamma radiation, Irradiation, Marine molluscs, Self purification, USA Coasts, Vibrio, Bivalvia, Crassostrea virginica, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio vulnificus, USA, Bacteria
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2. Conference Internationale sur la Purification des Coquillages, Rennes (France), 6-8 Apr 1992
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