Preventing foodborne illness: Bacillus cereus
and Bacillus anthracis.
Isolation and identification of Bacillus cereus
strain Jp-A and its capability in phenol degradation.
This study made use of the Bacillus cereus
Multi Locus Sequence Typing website (http://pubmlst.
The selected organism is identified as Bacillus cereus
through morphologically and genetically
Fatal pneumonia among metalworkers due to inhalation exposure to Bacillus cereus
containing Bacillus anthracis toxin genes.
Pseudomembranous tracheobronchitis due to Bacillus cereus
has been recognised as an agent of food poisoning since 1955.
is one of the pathogens responsible for human diarrhoea, and source of infestation is mainly due to consumption of contaminated food.
causes toxin-mediated food poisoning.
The culprit is bacillus cereus
which lies dormant in the mounds of rotting leftovers people now carry around with them, possibly to avoid council bin taxes.
The following Standard strains were obtained from the culture collection of the Microbiology Department at Tarbiat Modares University (TMU): Bacillus cereus
ATCC 9634, E.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of all Slim-Fast® ready-to-drink (RTD) products in cans, due to the possibility of contamination with Bacillus cereus
, a micro-organism, which may cause diarrhea and possibly nausea and/or vomiting.