Listeria


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Listeria

[li′stir·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of small, gram-positive, motile coccoid rods of uncertain affiliation; found in animal and human feces.
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amp;nbsp;Jack Brown Produce said no illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall, but its taking precautionary measures after discovering possible listeria in a procedural apple sample from Nyblad Orchards' facility, (http://wane.
All samples were analysed in comparison to the EN ISO 11290-1:2004 reference method and the study showed that ANSR for Listeria is more sensitive than the standard.
The prevalence and molecular characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes are generally unknown in Nigeria and thus this present study was carried out with the aim of characterizing L.
While the sequencing has been a staple of medical research, it has only recently been used regularly to track listeria outbreaks.
Few reports of Listeria monocytogenes infections are available from Serbia [4, 5] and hereby, a case of listerial meningoencephalitis from general hospital in Sombor is presented.
Tendo em vista a importancia deste microrganismo no contexto da saude publica, no que diz respeito a seguranca dos alimentos de origem animal, e por se tratar de um microrganismo potencialmente patogenico, este trabalho teve como objetivo verificar a ocorrencia de Listeria monocytogenes em salsichas tipo hot dog a granel e em amostras de carne moida bovina comercializados no Distrito Federal, isolar por metodo tradicional e identificar as especies atraves da comparacao entre os metodos API-Listeria e RFLPPCR do gene 23S rRNA.
In addition, Rodas-Suarez and co-authors (2006) detected the presence of Listeria spp.
Para o metodo rapido Compact Dry[R] LS para a pesquisa de Listeria spp seguiu-se a recomendacao do fabricante (Nissui Pharmaceutical Co.
Arun Bhunia, professor of food science, found that listeria, even in low doses, somehow triggers intestinal cells to express a new protein, heat shock protein 60, that acts as a receptor for listeria.
Arun Bhunia, a professor of food science at Purdue University, and his colleagues found that the same Listeria protein that allows the bacteria to pass through intestinal cells and into bloodstreams can help block those same paths when added to a probiotic.
coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Shigella, Listeria or Campylobacter at the DNA level.
If you or a loved one has been affected by the Listeria Cantaloupe outbreak, contact Peterson & Associates, P.