Bacillus cereus

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Bacillus cereus

[bə‚sil·əs ′sir·ē·əs]
(microbiology)
A spore-forming bacterium that often survives cooking and grows to large numbers in improperly refrigerated foods; it produces both a diarrheal toxin and an emetic toxin in the gastrointestinal tract following its ingestion via contaminated meats, dried foods, and rice.
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In addition to foodborne illness, B. cereus causes severe nongastrointestinal infections, such as bacteremia (2), endocarditis (3), meningoencephalitis (4), and pneumonia (5).
Samples of the student's leftovers sent to the National Reference Laboratory for Food-borne Outbreaks (NRLFO) for analysis also revealed a significant presence of B. cereus .
"B. cereus produces two types of toxins 6 emetic (vomiting) and diarrhoeal 6 causing two types of illness.
We are investigating the B. cereus strain G9241 (BcG9241), which exhibits phenotypes normally associated with B.
El grupo 1 esta subdividido en 1A y 1B en relacion al tamano de la celula y la presencia de poli-[sz]-hidroxibutirato en el citoplasma, los microorganismos que pertenecen al Grupo 1A (o tambien llamado grupo B. cereus) el cual esta conformado por: B.
Life-threatening infections with B. cereus have been reported in patients with hematologic malignancies, primarily as these patients experience neutropenia following the initiation of induction chemotherapy.
anthracis agente causal de carbunco y B. cereus productor de intoxicaciones e infecciones clinicas, tales como la bacteremia, septicemia, infecciones del sistema nervioso, sistema respiratorio, meningitis, endocarditis, pericarditis, abscesos, infecciones oculares, entre otras.
B. cereus is commonly found in soil, on vegetable matter, and in human foods (both raw and after cooking).
These samples were stored at room temperature after the test organisms (B. cereus and S.