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Mon, 08/26/2019 - 20:00
Cyclospora cayetanensis is a coccidian parasite that has been associated with foodborne outbreaks of gastrointestinal illnesses. Raspberries have been implicated as vehicle of infection in some of these outbreaks. Most of the molecular techniques used for the detection of parasites commonly use the 18s rRNA as a target gene, which is highly conserved. The conserved nature of 18s rRNA gene among...
Sun, 08/11/2019 - 01:04
Available online 9 August 2019 Author(s): Junqiang Li, Ke Shi, Fangfang Sun, Tingwen Li, Rongjun Wang, Sumei Zhang, Fuchun Jian, Changshen Ning, Longxian ZhangAbstractCryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Cyclospora cayetanensis, and Enterocytozoon bieneusi are known etiological agents of self-limiting diarrhea, chronic disorders, and severe debilitating illnesses in humans, particularly...
Thu, 06/27/2019 - 01:14
Available online 24 June 2019 Author(s): Karen Shapiro, Minji Kim, Veronica B. Rajal, Michael J. Arrowood, Andrea Packham, Beatriz Aguilar, Stefan WuertzAbstractPathogen contamination of fresh produce presents a health risk for consumers; however, the produce industry still lacks adequate tools for simultaneous detection of protozoan parasites. Here, a simple multiplex PCR (mPCR) assay was...
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 20:00
Cyclospora cayetanensis is a food-borne intestinal human parasite that causes outbreaks of diarrhea. There is a need for efficient laboratory methods for strain-level characterization to assist in outbreak invest...
Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:00
Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Sophie Butot, Frédérique Cantergiani, Mireille Moser, Julie Jean, Anthony Lima, Lise Michot, Thierry Putallaz, Thomas Stroheker, Sophie Zuber Outbreaks of foodborne illness associated with berries often involve contamination with hepatitis A virus (HAV) and norovirus but also bacteria such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and...
Thu, 08/24/2017 - 15:00
Publication date: February 2018 , Volume 69 Author(s): Helen R. Murphy, Hediye Nese Cinar, Gopal Gopinath, Kathy E. Noe, Lacresha D. Chatman, Nancy E. Miranda, June H. Wetherington, Jason Neal-McKinney, Gabrielle S. Pires, Elizabeth Sachs, Kristopher J. Stanya, Cynthia L. Johnson, Fernanda S. Nascimento, Monica Santin, Aleksey Molokin, Mansour Samadpour, Harish...
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:49
Publication date: October 2017 , Volume 67 Author(s): Tiziana Caradonna, Marianna Marangi, Federica Del Chierico, Nicola Ferrari, Sofia Reddel, Giorgia Bracaglia, Giovanni Normanno, Lorenza Putignani, Annunziata Giangaspero To investigate the prevalence of protozoan contamination by Giardia duodenalis, Cryptosporidium spp., Toxoplasma gondii and Cyclospora cayetanensis, in ‘...
Sat, 10/15/2016 - 05:05
Publication date: November 2016 , Volume 130 Author(s): Fernanda S. Nascimento, Yuping Wei-Pridgeon, Michael J. Arrowood, Delynn Moss, Alexandre J. da Silva, Eldin Talundzic, Yvonne Qvarnstrom Illumina library preparation methods for ultra-low input amounts were compared using genomic DNA from two foodborne parasites (Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Cyclospora cayetanensis) as...
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 01:24
Publication date: 15 October 2015 , Volume 211 Author(s): Annunziata Giangaspero, Marianna Marangi, Anson V. Koehler, R. Papini, G. Normanno, V. Lacasella, A. Lonigro, Robin B. Gasser To date, in Europe, there is scant information on the occurrence of Cyclospora in water from treatment plants and in humans, and no data are available on soil or fresh plant products. Here, we...
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 03:20
Publication date: Available online 9 May 2015 Author(s): Kjersti Selstad Utaaker , Qirong Huang , Lucy J. Robertson Fresh produce is a recognized vehicle for transmission of various protozoan parasites, including Toxoplasma gondii , Cyclospora caytenanensis , Giardia duodenalis , and Cryptosporidium spp. For Giardia and Cryptosporidium , a Standard ISO Method for analyzing fresh produce...