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Title:

Survey of Foodborne Viruses in Australian Oysters

Project Number:

2013-234

Organisation:

SARDI Food Safety and Innovation

Principal Investigator:

Valeria Torok

Project Status:

Completed

FRDC Expenditure:

$260,800.00

Program(s):

Industry

Objectives

1. 1 To design a statistically robust survey to evaluate virus occurrence in oyster growing areas in NSW, Qld, SA and Tas

2. 2 To identify the prevalence of NoV and HAV associated with Australian oysters at harvest

3. 3 To use the survey results to support trade and market access of Australian oysters