Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety - Sydney, March 2013

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety, which took place in Sydney, Australia, 17-22 March 2013, are now available for download.

October 1, 2014

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety, Sydney, 17-22 March 2013. Online accepted and edited papers. \"McLeod et al. (eds). 2014.

Section I – Management and Regulation

 Global bivalve production, marketing and safety issues - Iddya Karunasagar

 Salmonella spp. and fecal pollution indicators bacteria in zones of bivalve mollusks along the Mediterranean Coast of Egypt - Moustafa El-Shenawy, Mohammed El-Shenawy, Aida Farag, Mohammed Tawfeek, Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz, Samir Nasr, Hoda Baghdadi, Ola Saleh, J.M. Soriano and J. Mañes
 Molluscan shellfish safety issues in the Pacific islands: case studies from Fiji and New Caledonia - Timothy Pickering, Ruth Garcia-Gomez and Milika Sobey
 Sanitary wastewater system assessments in Canadian bivalve molluscan shellfish harvest areas - C. Roberts, P. Klaamas, C. Leblanc and J. Stobo
 Microbiological risk assessment (MRA) – useful or just feel-good? - John Sumner, Cath McLeod and Tom Ross
 Dye tracing techniques used in NSW shellfish growing areas to assess pollution sources - Phil Baker
 The use of fluorescent whitening compounds as signals of human sourced contamination - Phillip Geary, Craig Evans, Jasmin Kable and Motswadi Maswabi

 Integrated water quality forecasting system for shellfish harvesting areas - Nathan Crowell, Timothy Webster, Sean Butler, William Livingstone and Greg Rose

 Adding value throughout the supply chain - Douglas McLeod 

Section II – Viruses and Microbial Contaminants

 Epizoic barnacles act as a reservoir for pathogenic bacteria on commercial shellfish beds: Implications for the shellfish industry - Katie Clements, Luis Giménez, Davey L. Jones, James Wilson and Shelagh K. Malham
 Improving the management of the risk of human enteric viruses in shellfish at harvest - Brenda Hay, Dorothy-Jean McCoubrey and Anthony Zammit
 Evaluation of the sanitary status of the dutch shellfish production waters over a 7 year period - I.E. Pol-Hofstad, S.A. Rutjes, A. Gerssen, M. Poelman and A.D. van der Linden
 Incidence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters along Northern Manila Bay, Philippines - Reivin T. Vinarao, Jessica L. Jones, Rosario J. Ragaza1, Catharina H.M. Lüdeke, William Burkhardt, Junwell S. Cabigao and Rosa A. Bassig
 Evaluation of spatial contamination patterns for norovirus and faecal indicator bacteria near to a coastal sewage discharge using Mytilus edulis as biosentinels - James B. Winterbourn, Katie Clements, James Lowther, Shelagh K. Malham, James E. McDonald and Davey L. Jones

Section III – Algae and Biotoxins

 Comparison of phycotoxin composition and distribution in toxigenic plankton from the north and south Atlantic - Bernd Krock, Urban Tillmann, Allan D. Cembella, Gustavo A. Lovrich and C. Marcela Bore

 First report on the detection of yessotoxin from Gonyaulax spinifera in the Benguela current upwelling system - Chibo Chikwililwa, Christine Neumann, Detlef E. Schulz-Bull, Joanna J. Waniek, Norbert Wasmund and Bronwen Currie
 A new high resolution LC-MS method for identification, quantification and monitoring of palytoxin-like compounds in molluscs - Patrizia Ciminiello, Carmela Dell’Aversano, Emma Dello Iacovo, Ernesto Fattorusso, Martino Forino and Luciana Tartaglione

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