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Evaluation of Fecal Pollution Indicators in an Oyster Quality Assurance Program: Application of Epidemiological Methods

Ogburn, Damian M; White, Ian


Shellfish Quality Assurance programs rely on the use of bacteriological fecal pollution indicators as a routine monitoring tool for risk assessment and management in shellfish growing areas. Internationally, shellfish programs vary in detail but are typically based on either the United States model, as in Australia, which relies on the enumeration of indicator bacteria in water as a measure of fecal pollution, or the European Union model, which assesses the exposure of production sites to fecal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Shellfish Research
DOI: 10.2983/035.028.0208


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