Document Detail


Studies on fermented corn flour food poisoning in rural areas of China. II. Isolation and identification of causal microorganisms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3151754     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Using potato dextrose agar medium, 40 strains of microorganisms were isolated from leftover fermented corn flour samples involved in outbreaks of food poisoning. All strains produced powerful toxins which caused the same intoxication to mice, dogs, and monkeys as the leftover food samples. On the basis of results obtained from the morphology of this bacteria and its colony, from biochemical tests, and from the G-C mole percentage in DNA, the bacteria was identified as Flavobacterium farinofermentans nov. sp. (Meng, Z. and Wang, D.).
Authors:
Z Meng; D Wang; Z Li; J Jin; J Bai; Y Zhang; X Liu; L Cai; X Li; H Ren
Related Documents :
11527224 - Food poisoning due to methamidophos-contaminated vegetables.
22108714 - Central apelin-13 inhibits food intake via the crf receptor in mice.
11072054 - Time to reconstitution: purified fab antivenom vs. unpurified igg antivenom.
11059094 - Poisoning due to eating fungi in victoria.
17083714 - Efficacy of electrolysed oxidizing water in inactivating vibrio parahaemolyticus on kit...
18973104 - Oral desensitization in children with cow's milk allergy.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0895-3988     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed. Environ. Sci.     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-12-05     Completed Date:  1989-12-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8909524     Medline TA:  Biomed Environ Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Agglutination Tests
Animals
Bacterial Infections / epidemiology,  microbiology*
China
DNA, Bacterial / isolation & purification
Disease Outbreaks*
Dogs
Fermentation*
Flavobacterium / isolation & purification*,  pathogenicity
Flour / poisoning*
Foodborne Diseases / epidemiology,  microbiology*
Haplorhini
Humans
Mice
Rural Population
Zea mays / poisoning*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Bacterial

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Lack of correlation between jejunal mucosal morphology and intestinal absorption in the hepatospleni...
Next Document:  Toxic effects of nifurtimox and benznidazole, two drugs used against American trypanosomiasis (Chaga...