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Development of Methods for Virus Extraction from Foods


This project proposes to develop simple, reliable methods for extraction and detection of viruses from a variety of food products.

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Foodborne viral illness is a major public health concern, and FDA is mandated under the Food Safety initiative to reduce foodborne illness to the greatest extent possible. Norwalk-like viruses (NLVs), based on number of cases. Although advances have been made in detecting viruses in foods, currently there are no standardized methods suitable for routine monitoring and outbreak investigation.

Starck, Lillian
Florida Department of Health
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