Detection of sapovirus in oysters

You Ueki, Mika Shoji, Yoko Okimura, Yasuko Miyota, Yoshifumi Masago, Tomoichiro Oka, Kazuhiko Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Mamoru Noda, Takayuki Miura, Daisuke Sano, Tatsuo Omura

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SaV sequences which are either genetically identical or similar were detected from oysters, feces from gastroenteritis patients, and domestic wastewater samples in geographically close areas. This is the first report of the detection of SaV in oysters which meet the legal requirements for raw consumption in Japan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-486
Number of pages4
JournalMicrobiology and Immunology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug


  • Commercial oyster
  • Genotyping
  • Human sapovirus
  • Water contamination


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