Table 1

D10 values for MNV-1 and hepatitis A virus in PBS, oyster meat homogenate, and whole oysters when exposed to 10-MeV E-beam irradiation

MatrixD10 valuea (kGy)
MNV-1HAV (VR-1402)
Phosphate-buffered saline2.55 � 0.42AND
Oyster homogenate4.97 � 0.65B5.74 � 0.86B
Whole oysters4.05 � 0.63B4.83 � 0.03B
  • a Values are means � standard deviations. D10 values with different letters indicate statistically significant (P ≤ 0.05) differences. ND, not determined.