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- Vásquez-García, Andrea, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Aquaculture 2019 v.504 pp. 158-163
- Crassostrea brasiliana; coliform bacteria; enteropathogenic Escherichia coli; estuaries; foodborne illness; genes; most probable number technique; mussels; oysters; pathotypes; phylogeny; shellfish; virulence; Brazil
- ... The pathogenic Escherichia coli strain may be responsible for foodborne infections in humans. This study was carried out to evaluate the presence of Escherichia coli and verify the occurrence of virulence genes in mussels (Mytella falcata) and oysters (Crassostrea brasiliana) collected from natural banks of the Estuary Lagunar Complex of Cananéia in the State of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil. A t ...
- Vásquez-García, Andrea, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- International journal of food microbiology 2018 v.277 pp. 34-40
- quantitative polymerase chain reaction; Orthohepevirus A; pork; irrigation water; detection limit; organ transplantation; water pollution; raw vegetables; sewage; spinach; blood transfusion; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; viral hepatitis; viruses; wild boars; lettuce; World Health Organization; Europe
- ... The hepatitis E virus (HEV), which is an increasing cause of acute viral hepatitis in Europe, is a zoonotic virus that is mainly transmitted through contaminated water, consumption of raw or undercooked meat from pigs or wild boar, blood transfusion, and organ transplantation. Although the role of HEV transmission through contaminated produce has not been confirmed, the presence of HEV has been re ...