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Lipolytic activity of Staphylococcus aureus from human wounds, animals, foods, and food-contact surfaces in Brazil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25116674     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
INTRODUCTION: S. aureus is of great importance to public health due to its pathogenicity. This study aimed to evaluate lipase production by S. aureus isolates from different sources.
METHODOLOGY: Lipolytic activity was determined using Tween-Calcium agar (48 hours; 35°C).
RESULTS: Eighty-six percent of the isolates from human wounds were positive for lipase production. The frequencies of isolates positive for lipase production were 33.3% from cow udders, 15.4% from the nasal cavities of cattle, 82.9% from ricotta cheeses, and 100% and 91.7% from meat- and vegetable-contact surfaces, respectively.
CONCLUSION: The production of lipase varied among the isolates according to their source.
Jessica Bezerra Dos Santos Rodrigues; Taiz Siqueira Pinto; Cybelle Pereira De Oliveira; Francisca Inês De Sousa Freitas; Maria Do Socorro Vieira Pereira; Evandro Leite De Souza; Jose Pinto De Siqueria-Júnior
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-08-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of infection in developing countries     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1972-2680     ISO Abbreviation:  J Infect Dev Ctries     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101305410     Medline TA:  J Infect Dev Ctries     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1055-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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