Pathogens - Parasites Sprout Safety Research

Over the years, our team has collected important safety research pertaining to pathogens, parasites and sprouts into a single location.

"Factors affecting recovery efficiency in isolation of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts from vegetables for standard method development.", J Food Prot 2001 Nov;64(11):1799-805
Robertson LJ, Gjerde B., Department of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Food Hygiene, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo.

"Isolation and Enumeration of Giardia Cysts, Cryptosporidium Oocysts, and Ascaris Eggs from Fruits and Vegetables", June 2000, Journal of Food Protection, Vol. 63, No. 6, pp. 775­778.,  L. J. Robertson And B. Gjerde

"Microbiological analysis of seed sprouts in Norway.", Int J Food Microbiol 2002 May 5;75(1-2):119-26
Robertson LJ, Johannessen GS, Gjerde BK, Loncarevi S., Department of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Food Hygiene, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo.

"Occurrence of parasites on fruits and vegetables in Norway.", Journal of Food Protection, Vol, 64, No. 11, 2001, Pages 1793-1798, obertson LJ, Gjerde B. Department of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Food Hygiene, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo.