enterotoxin


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a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa

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perfringens enterotoxin detection in the stool of two or more ill persons confirms C.
Food specimens were analyzed using PCR for enterotoxin source identification and incubated for plate count.
Use of novel PCR primers specific to the genes of staphylococcal enterotoxin G, H, I for the survey of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from food-poisoning cases and food samples in Taiwan.
Association of beta2 toxin production with Clostridium perfringens type A human gastrointestinal disease isolates carrying a plasmid enterotoxin gene.
Suckling mice (neonatal BALB/c 2-3 days-old) assay was performed for enterotoxin activity accordingly to a methodology described earlier.
Use of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin and the enterotoxin receptor-binding domain (CCPE) for cancer treatment: Opportunities and challenges.
perfringens strains (1-10) gene targets in a wide range of food homogenate samples harbouring the enterotoxin gene cluster in seafood [37, 38, 39]positive results was showed as curve.
Comparison of number of stools passed during entire study revealed a significant decrease in racecadotril group implying that racecadotril remains effective as long as hypersecretion state of the gut is maintained by enterotoxins.
There is an enterotoxin gene cluster (egc) that groups the genes seg-sei-sem-seo-sen and sometimes seu, which has been linked to increased virulence of S.
Therefore, using molecular assays such as the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) can be more accurate and useful than phenotypic methods for detecting enterotoxin producing genes in S.
Using 3 [micro]L of the DNA (50 ng/[micro]L approximately) the PCR was done, and for this, corresponding pairs of primers for each enterotoxin were used at a concentration of 25mM and a commercial cocktail, 5 PRIME MasterMix (Taq polimerase, buffer, dNTPs y [Mg.
The US food and drug administration said the bacteria staphylococcus enterotoxin which can cause food poisoning had been found in one of their labs.
It has a short incubation period of less than one to five days, and produces an enterotoxin that causes copious, painless, watery diarrhea that can quickly lead to severe dehydration and death if treatment is not promptly given.