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Fungal contamination of food in hematology units.
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PMID:  11060109     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prevalence of thermotolerant fungi on non-heat-sterilizable food was determined. Aspergillus spp. were noted in 100% of pepper and regular tea samples, 12 to 66% of fruits, 27% of herbal teas, and 20% of freeze-dried soup samples. All soft cheese samples were contaminated by Geotrichum and yeast (Candida norvegensis) but Candida albicans was never identified.
A Bouakline; C Lacroix; N Roux; J P Gangneux; F Derouin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-17     Completed Date:  2001-01-25     Revised Date:  2013-04-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4272-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aspergillus / isolation & purification
Candida / isolation & purification
Food Contamination*
Food Microbiology
Food Service, Hospital*
Fruit / microbiology
Geotrichum / isolation & purification
Hospital Units*
Hospitals, Urban
Mitosporic Fungi / isolation & purification*
Tea / microbiology
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