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How Salmonella Enteritidis changes virulence and resistance during mild processing: implications in shell egg pasteurization

Investigators
Yousef, Ahmed
Institutions
Ohio State University
Start date
2020
End date
2023
Objective
1. Determining the changes in the transcription of genes encoding (a) general and specific stress regulators and (b) virulence, when Salmonella Enteritidis is grown in shell eggs and exposed to different heating rates and ozone treatments.2.Assessing the virulence expression in mouse model when infected with Salmonella Enteritidis grown in shell eggs and treated with heat, ozone and heat-ozone combination.3.Determining the heat resistance, measured as D-value, of Salmonella Enteritidis grown in shell eggs and treated with heat and ozone.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
OHO03057-CG
Accession number
1021993
Categories
Salmonella
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Eggs