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- Martin-Latil, Sandra; Hennechart-Collette, Catherine; Guillier, Laurent; Perelle, Sylvie
- International journal of food microbiology 2012 v.157 no.2 pp. 167-173
- Hepatitis A virus; Hepatitis E virus; Norovirus; RNA; cell culture; detection limit; developed countries; filters; filtration; foods; genome; genotype; hepatitis; humans; mice; pathogens; polymerase chain reaction; process monitoring; rapid methods; reverse transcription; tap water; virion; viruses; water pollution
- ... Human hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes acute hepatitis in humans, predominantly by contamination of food and water. HEV, in particular genotype III, is currently considered to be an emerging pathogen in industrialized countries. Because of the low infectious dose, an efficient and rapid virus concentration method is required to detect low amounts of HEV in food and water samples for routine control. ...