Table 6.

Microbial parameters of shellfish samples

Sampling site and sample no.Type of samplePCR resultaConcn of fecal coliformsb
HAdHAVEV
Site 1
 1Mussel275
 2Mussel800
 3Mussel55
 4Mussel2
Site 2
 1Mussel++220
 2Mussel++300
Site 3
 1Clam++>480
  • a Results obtained by nested PCR analysis of 3.6 g of tissue for each virus. HAd, human adenovirus; EV, enterovirus.

  • b CFU/1 g of tissue.