Disease Detectives
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The Crime Scene

Gordon Gibson farms Sydney Rock Oysters near Dunwich in Moreton Bay, Queensland. Hear Gordon talk about his oyster farm and a disease that threatens an industry worth $30 million a year.

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The Suspect

A 'protozoan', a single, animal-like cell, is now known to cause QX disease in oysters. However, it's more complicated than that. Why is it that some oysters containing parasite cells do not get the disease? Could it be something in the water?

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The Disease Detective

What does Dr Rob Adlard know about QX disease?