Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 19th, 2003
In a recent study from the United States, "a protocol enabling simultaneous detection of Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella strains was devised and evaluated using artificially contaminated fresh produce."
"Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC)-approved polymerase chain reaction (PCR) detection methods for three human pathogens were modified to enable simultaneous and real-time detection with high throughput capability," explained A.A. Bhagwat and coauthors at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "The method...
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