Document Detail

Growth kinetics and model comparison of Cronobacter sakazakii in reconstituted powdered infant formula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22900603     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PRACTICAL APPLICATION: C. sakazakii is a life-threatening bacterium found in powdered infant formula (PIF). This study shows that the uninjured bacterium exhibits very short or no lag phase if not refrigerated and can grow well in reconstituted PIF (RPIF), while the heat-injured cells can multiply at an equivalent rate following metabolic recovery. Temperature abuse may allow C. sakazakii to grow and endanger infants fed with RPIF. Predictive models developed in this study can be used to estimate the growth and conduct risk assessments of this pathogen.
Ting Fang; Joshua B Gurtler; Lihan Huang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2012-08-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of food science     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1750-3841     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Food Sci.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-10     Completed Date:  2013-01-31     Revised Date:  2014-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014052     Medline TA:  J Food Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E247-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Journal of Food Science copy; 2012 Institute of Food Technologists® No claim to original US government works.
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MeSH Terms
Colony Count, Microbial
Consumer Product Safety
Cronobacter sakazakii / growth & development*
Food Contamination / analysis*
Food Handling / methods
Food Microbiology
Infant Food / microbiology*
Infant Formula / chemistry*
Models, Theoretical
Risk Assessment

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