Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 17th, 2006
According to recent research from Switzerland, "Enterobacter sakazakii is considered an opportunistic pathogen and has been implicated in food-associated cases of meningitis or enteritis, especially in neonates and infants.
"The organism has been detected ill various types of food and ill food production units, but so far only powdered infant formula has been linked to outbreaks of disease. Survival and persistence in such environments requires the ability to adapt to high osmotic potentials and/or dry conditions."
"Fifty-six E. sakazakii...
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