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enterotoxin

[‚ent·ə·rō′täk·sən]
(microbiology)
A toxin produced by Micrococcus pyogenes var. aureus (Staphylococcus aureus) which gives rise to symptoms of food poisoning in humans and monkeys.
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Both of these samples were tested for staphylococcal enterotoxin, but at the time of testing the colony had not produced toxins.
aureus enterotoxins can trigger psoriasis," they concluded, noting that in patients with exacerbated psoriasis and a positive S.
The NIAID enteric diseases program also supports basic and clinical research on Vibrio cholerae, Helicobacter pylori, Yersinia, Listeria, Clostridia, Bacteroides, Staphylococcus and enterotoxins.
coli's heat-stable enterotoxins would have nowhere to dock.
Insufficient heating of food was named as a major factor in two Salmonella outbreaks, and an outbreak each of Campylobacter jejuni and staphylococcal enterotoxin.
The researchers indicate that their technique may be used to analyze both SEA and Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) from a single sample.
Mechanism of toxin secretion by Vibrio cholerae investigated in strains harboring plasmids that encode heat-labile enterotoxins of Escherichia coli.
3,4) Nonmenstrual TSS strains are associated with the production of TSST-1 in only 50% of cases, and with enterotoxin B and C production in the residual 50% of cases.
1) SEA 0 SEB 32 (100) SEC 0 SED 0 SEE 0 SEG/SEI 0 SEH 0 * PVL, Panton-Valentine leukocidin; ETA, exfoliative toxin A; ETB, exfoliative toxin B; TSST-1, toxic shock syndrome toxin-1; SEA, staphylococcal enterotoxin A; SEB, staphylococcal enterotoxin B; SEC, staphylococcal enterotoxin C; SED, staphylococcal enterotoxin D; SEE, staphylococcal enterotoxin E; SEG, staphylococcal enterotoxin G; SEI, staphylococcal enterotoxin I; SEH, staphylococcal enterotoxin H.
In her studies, Medina focused on Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxins A (SEA) and B (SEB).
Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and BioVeris Corporation jointly announced today that HUMC has purchased BioVeris' M- SERIES M1M Analyzer, an instrument able to detect biological agents, such as anthrax, botulinum neurotoxins, ricin, and staphylococcal enterotoxins.
Medina says that FSIS is interested in an alternative to the conventional method to detect enterotoxins in whole eggs.