Bacteriophages as enteric viral indicators in bivalve mollusc management
Kate R Hodgson
Valeria A Torok, Alison R Turnbull
This paper details the use of bacteriophages to detect human enteric viruses such as HAV and NOV in Oysters.
01 November 2017
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.