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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 153419, 5 pages
Bioaccumulation Experiments in Mussels Contaminated with the Food-Borne Pathogen Arcobacter butzleri: Preliminary Data for Risk Assessment
Istituto Zooprofilattico Umbria e Marche, Sezione di Ancona, Laboratorio Nazionale di Riferimento (LNR) Contaminazioni Batteriologiche Molluschi Bivalvi Vivi, Via Cupa di Posatora 3, 60126 Ancona, Italy
Received 23 April 2013; Revised 16 July 2013; Accepted 7 August 2013
Academic Editor: Matthias Labrenz
Copyright © 2013 Donatella Ottaviani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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