Three separate epidemiological studies have shown an epidemiological association between shellfish consumption and increased risk of hepatitis A infection in consumers. An epidemiological association between non-A and non-B hepatitis has been demonstrated. A review of the risks of infection, clinical illness, and mortality associated with enteroviruses suggest that the presence of these viruses in shellfish presents a significant risk to the consumer.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Oceans Conference Record (IEEE)|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1987|