Improving the management of the risk of human enteric viruses in shellfish at harvest
SafeFish, Dorothy-Jean McCoubrey, Anthony Zammitt
Technical report from workshop
In March 2016 a virus management workshop was held to demonstrate risk management options for oyster growing areas.
01 March 2016
The workshop provided the following information, background biology to virus contamination issues - a brief summary of why virus contamination is difficult to manage, the role of bacterial standards in virus management, the relationship between bacterial indicators and the risk of virus contamination, sanitary surveys, viral sources, and the identification of key control points for managing virus contamination of growing areas, and on-going management of growing areas and currency of shoreline survey information