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Enterobacter sakazakii: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9039558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Enterobacter sakazakii, previously referred to as a yellow-pigmented Enterobacter cloacae was designated as a unique species in 1980. This reclassification was based on differences from E. cloacae in DNA relatedness, pigment production and biochemical reactions. E. sakazakii has been implicated in a severe form of neonatal meningitis. Although studies have failed to identify an environmental source for the organism, dried-infant formula has been implicated in both outbreaks and sporadic cases of E. sakazakii meningitis. The high mortality rate (40-80%), the severity of the infection in infants, plus the scarcity of information on the ecology and pathogenicity of this organism warranted a review of the clinical and microbiological features of this putative foodborne pathogen.
Authors:
M Nazarowec-White; J M Farber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of food microbiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0168-1605     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Food Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-01     Completed Date:  1997-05-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412849     Medline TA:  Int J Food Microbiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. mnazarowecwhite@hpb.hwc.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Enterobacter / classification,  isolation & purification,  pathogenicity*
Enterobacteriaceae Infections / etiology*
Food Microbiology*
Humans
Infant
Infant Food / microbiology
Meningitis, Bacterial / etiology*

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