enterotoxin

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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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Food specimens were analyzed using PCR for enterotoxin source identification and incubated for plate count.
Enterotoxins G and I are not as well-studied but were associated with a food poisoning outbreak in Taiwan (7).
8) described a thermostable cytotoxin, which is composed of three LPS-binding proteins, serologically related to the cholera enterotoxin.
Cloning of enterotoxin gene from Aeromonas hydrophila provides conclusive evidence of production of a cytotonic enterotoxin.
2005)detected simultaneously sequences of genes 23 S of rRNA, of coagulase, of nuc and of enterotoxin A, B, C, D, G, H, I, J and L from a concentration of 1pg of DNA of S.
Staphylococci producing enterotoxins have isolate from patients with psoriasis and atopic erythroderma and compare the results with healthy individuals (25).
perfringens enterotoxin gene and gave characteristic bands at 233 bp [31] Table (3) and Figures(3, 4).
Most types of enterotoxins are encoded in mobile genetic elements located on pathogenicity islands, transposons, plasmids, phages or highly variable genetic regions (vSa[beta]) (6,11).
Growth and Enterotoxin Production by Staphylococcus aureus During Manufacture and Storage of Telita Type Cheese
Three target genes, cytolytic enterotoxin (AHCYTOEN), hemolysin (Hly) and bacterial outer membrane protein (OmpTS) genes have been chosen for detecting virulent bacteria from those samples.