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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Enterotoxin H in staphylococcal food poisoning
Author: Pereira, ML
DoCarmo, LS
dosSantos, EJ
Pereira, JL
Bergdoll, MS
Abstract: Seven members of one family became ill with vomiting and diarrhea 4 h after eating a type of cheese produced in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Staphylococcus aureus (2.9 X 10(8) CFU/g) that produced enterotoxin H (SEH) was isolated from the cheese. A low level of this enterotoxin was detected in the cheese extract before and after concentration 20-fold by copper chelate chromatography. The amount of SEH produced by the staphylococcal strain was 180 ng/ml of culture supernatant with production by the sac culture method. If only the ELISA ball kit had been used, it would have been concluded that enterotoxin D was the cause of the food poisoning.
Subject: enterotoxin H
staphylococcal food poisoning
Editor: Int Assoc Milk Food Environmental Sanitarians, Inc
Citation: Journal Of Food Protection. Int Assoc Milk Food Environmental Sanitarians, Inc, v. 59, n. 5, n. 559, n. 561, 1996.
Rights: fechado
Date Issue: 1996
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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