Figure 1: Reduction of Vibrio vulnificus in artificially-inoculated oysters (Experiment 1) subjected to flow-through depuration over a 6-day period as determined by Most Probable Number (MPN) analysis. Graph represents log of MPN/gram of oyster meat. Seawater in test tank was UV filtered. Dotted line represents the 30 MPN/g threshold of reduction required by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for validation of the system.
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