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Bacterial resistance to ultrasonic waves under pressure at nonlethal (manosonication) and lethal (manothermosonication) temperatures.
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PMID:  9872795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The decimal reduction times of Streptococcus faecium, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella enteritidis, and Aeromonas hydrophila corresponding to heat treatment at 62 degrees C were 7.1, 0.34, 0.024, and 0.0096 min, and those corresponding to manosonication treatment (40 degrees C, 200 kPa, 117 microm) were 4.0, 1.5, 0.86, and 0.90 min, respectively. The manosonication decimal reduction times of the four species investigated decreased sixfold when the amplitude was increased from 62 to 150 microm and fivefold when the relative pressure was raised from 0 to 400 kPa. In L. monocytogenes, S. enteritidis, and A. hydrophila, the lethal effect of manothermosonication was the result of the addition of the lethal effects of heat and manosonication, whereas in S. faecium it was a synergistic effect.
R Pagán; P Mañas; J Raso; S Condón
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied and environmental microbiology     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0099-2240     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-16     Completed Date:  1999-02-16     Revised Date:  2013-04-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605801     Medline TA:  Appl Environ Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-300     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tecnología de los Alimentos, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50.013 Zaragoza, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Aeromonas hydrophila
Enterococcus faecium
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Hot Temperature
Listeria monocytogenes
Salmonella enteritidis
Sterilization / methods*
Time Factors

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