It seems that noroviruses have been up to their old tricks, with presumed outbreaks in all of the usual places, just in the last few days. From causing problems for hospitals and clinics, to eldercare and veterans facilities having to restrict access, to being suspected in school outbreaks, and even causing woes for a hockey […]
What Is Food Virology?
Food Virology is an emerging discipline, actually a subset of Food Microbiology. Food Microbiology is the study of microorganisms in food systems. We often think of three general classifications of food borne microorganisms.
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Dr. Elizabeth Bradshaw
Liz Bradshaw received her D.V.M. from North Carolina State University in 2011. She joined the NoroCORE in fall 2013 as a post-doctoral research scholar and is currently writing for the NoroCORE blog, as well as assisting with the graduate curriculum development. She provides general writing, editing, and graphic design support to NoroCORE.
Recent Food Virology News!
It is with sadness and great respect that we report on Dr. Albert Z. Kapikian, MD, a pioneer in the field of virology, who passed away on February 24, 2014 at the age of 83. Dr. Kapikian is credited as being the discoverer of Norwalk virus (the archetypal human norovirus), when in 1972 he and […]
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has been investigating a recent case of Hepatitis A on Hilton Head Island, a popular coastal destination in South Carolina. The infected person is an employee at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, who worked at the restaurant on February 15th. The employee had not been […]