Human enteric viruses in shellfish, part 3

George J. Flick, Jr., Ph.D. David D. Kuhn, Ph.D.

Majority of gastroenteritis cases traced to noroviruses In studies, shellfish raised under different cultivation methods in the same affected area were similarly involved in virus contamination. As reported in previous articles in this series, noroviruses are the major cause of outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis and have been reported in hospitals, cruise ships, military and holiday…

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  • George J. Flick, Jr., Ph.D.

    George J. Flick, Jr., Ph.D.

    University Distinguished Professor
    Food Science and
    Technology Department
    Center for Applied Health Sciences
    Duck Pond Drive
    Virginia Tech (0418)
    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061 USA


  • David D. Kuhn, Ph.D.

    David D. Kuhn, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor