Escherichia coli O157:H7

Escherichia coli O157:H7

[‚es·kə¦rēk·ē·ə ′kō‚lī ¦ō¦wən¦fīv¦sev·ən ′āch¦sev·ən]
(microbiology)
An unusually virulent food-borne pathogen that is found primarily in cattle and causes severe, sometimes life-threatening illness; symptoms include hemorrhagic colitis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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During July-October 2014, an outbreak of 119 Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections in Alberta, Canada was identified through notifiable disease surveillance and investigated by local, provincial, and federal public health and food regulatory agencies.
A risk assessment model for Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef and beef cuts in Canada: Evaluating the effects of interventions.
Multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to ready-to-eat salads.
Scientists at the University of Illinois examined the inactivating effects of MTS, which combines ultrasonication with thermal and pressure treatments, on Escherichia coli O157:H7 in an apple-carrot juice blend.
Isolation and characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from retail meats in Argentina.
The samples from hands of abattoir workers were inoculated onto Chromo cult[c] agar and CT-SMAC (Merck, Germany) agar for isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other enterobacteriaceae.
But ARS microbiologist Maria Brandl at the Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit in Albany, California, is more interested in another pathogen that sometimes can be traced to lettuce fields: Escherichia coli O157:H7.
developed PCR-ELISA methods to detect Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other Shiga toxin-producing E.
Previous research in our lab has found PEA to be one of the two most effective of 95 carbon and 95 nitrogen sources screened for their effect on Escherichia coli O157:H7 growth, bacterial counts, and biofilm amounts on treated pieces of beef (Lynnes et al.
Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 Shiga-like toxin 1 is required for full pathogenicity and activation of the p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans.

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