Project number: 1982-008
Project Status:
Completed
Budget expenditure: $0.00
Organisation: CSIRO Geelong Waurn Ponds
Project start/end date: 28 Dec 1984 - 31 Dec 1984
Contact:
FRDC

Objectives

1. Obtain information enabling the oyster industry to minimise the risk of an outbreak of oyster-borne illness caused by pathogens Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V. cholerae
2. Examine the ecology of these vibrios &amp
their behaviour in Sydney rock oysters

Final report

Final Report • 1983-12-31
1982-008-DLD.pdf

Summary

A method for the enumeration of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters that is more reliable than the Australian Standard most probable number (MPN) method was developed. The improved MPN method was also shown to be superior to a plate count on a widely used selective agar medium.

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