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Stress response of Campylobacter spp. and its role in food processing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17010037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In many temperate countries Campylobacter spp. are the most common bacterial causes of human infectious intestinal disease. Yet the aetiology of this infection has only partly been described. A majority of human campylobacteriosis cases are associated with food of animal origin. Despite being very sensitive to environmental stressors Campylobacter spp. are able to persist in the food chain and can pose a threat to the consumer. In this review, the survival potential and stress response of Campylobacter spp. in food will be summarized and the importance of food preservation technologies will be discussed.
Authors:
T Alter; K Scherer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary medicine. B, Infectious diseases and veterinary public health     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0931-1793     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. B Infect. Dis. Vet. Public Health     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-02     Completed Date:  2007-07-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100955260     Medline TA:  J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Biological Safety, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Diedersdorfer Weg 1, 12277 Berlin, Germany. thomas.alter@bfr.bund.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Physiological
Animals
Campylobacter / growth & development,  physiology*
Consumer Product Safety*
Food Contamination / analysis*,  prevention & control
Food Handling / methods*
Food Microbiology
Food Preservation / methods*
Humans

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