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James Lowther

Principal Scientist, Virology

Shellfish sleuths- seafood-borne human illness investigations

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norovirus investigations

One of the less well-known aspects of Cefas’ seafood safety work is in support of seafood-borne human illness investigations. In the UK, an estimated 12,000-14,000 people per year experience sickness and diarrhoea after eating seafood, usually raw oysters. Frequently shellfish-borne …