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Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of genomic digests demonstrates linkages among food, food handlers, and patrons in a food-borne Salmonella javiana outbreak in Massachusetts.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9431968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A total of 66 isolates of Salmonella javiana isolated from food, food handlers, and patrons that were epidemiologically linked to an outbreak of gastroenteritis were analyzed by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Analysis with restriction endonucleases XbaI and SpeI supported the epidemiologic association and suggested a pathway of transmission among food, food handlers, and patrons.
R Lee; J Peppe; H George
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-12     Completed Date:  1998-02-12     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  284-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
State Laboratory Institute, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston 02130, USA.
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MeSH Terms
DNA, Bacterial / analysis
Disease Outbreaks*
Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
Food Handling*
Food Microbiology*
Massachusetts / epidemiology
Salmonella / isolation & purification*
Salmonella Food Poisoning / epidemiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Bacterial

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