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Many gram-negative bacteria produce an outer membrane phospholipase A (PldA) that plays an important role in outer membrane function and is associated with virulence.
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Publication date: Available online 14 April 2018 Author(s): Elaa Maamar, Carla Andrea Alonso, Sana Ferjani, Ali Jendoubi, Zaineb Hamzaoui, Alia Jebri, Mabrouka Saidani, Salma Ghedira, Carmen Torres, Ilhem Boutiba-Ben Boubaker Gastrointestinal colonization by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB), is a critical step before nosocomial infection. Our objective...
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Publication date: Available online 13 April 2018 Author(s): Anna Mae Scott, Elaine Beller, Paul Glasziou, Justin Clark, Respati W. Ranakusuma, Oyungerel Byambasuren, Mina Bakhit, Stephen W. Page, Darren Trott, Chris Del Mar Background Large quantities of antimicrobials are given to food animals, especially in feed, potentially risking increased antimicrobial resistance in...
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 91 Author(s): Valerio Joe Utzeri, Anisa Ribani, Luca Fontanesi Honey contains intrinsic markers that can be used to identify its origin. In this study, we used the honey as source of honey bee DNA and developed a test to detect the entomological origin of the honey by identifying the Apis mellifera subspecies using an informative mitochondrial...
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Publication date: Available online 14 April 2018 Author(s): Roh Jae-Hee, Kang Min Duck viral hepatitis type I is a rapidly spreading infection lethal in young ducklings, caused by the duck hepatitis A virus (DHAV). Vaccination of breeder ducks is a common practice to control DHAV. However, maintaining proper maternal antibody levels in large flocks is difficult. Therefore, a simple...
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Publication date: Available online 14 April 2018 Author(s): Ibtissem Djinni, Warda Djoudi, Samiha Souagui, Farida Rabia, Sihem Rahmouni, Ines Mancini, Mouloud Kecha Streptomyces thermoviolaceus SRC3, a newly isolated actinobacterial strain from Algerian river sediments, exhibited a broad activity against various bacterial and yeast human pathogens (Salmonella typhi ATCC 14028...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Andrea Osimani, Vesna Milanović, Cristiana Garofalo, Federica Cardinali, Andrea Roncolini, Riccardo Sabbatini, Francesca De Filippis, Danilo Ercolini, Claudia Gabucci, Annalisa Petruzzelli, Franco Tonucci, Francesca Clementi, Lucia Aquilanti The present study aimed to identify the microbiota present in six species...
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Publication date: Available online 13 April 2018 Source: Author(s): S. Bonardi, A.S. Le Guern, C. Savin, G. Pupillo, L. Bolzoni, M. Cavalca, S. Pongolini In 2016 and 2017, 509 raw milk samples were collected from bulk milk tanks in 315 dairy farms in Parma province, Italy. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis was never detected. Yersinia enterocolitica was isolated from 17 (3.1%) bulk...
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Publication date: 30 September 2018 , Volume 261 Author(s): Wen Zhang, Yiwei Xu, Xiaobo Zou Herein, an all-solid light addressable potentiometric sensor (LAPS) is presented for determination of cadmium (Cd) in rice. On the working surface of the LAPS, reduced graphene oxide (RGO) is introduced as a part of ion-to-electron transducer to improve ionophore behaviors. The composite...
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Publication date: 15 September 2018 , Volume 260 Author(s): Marta Mesias, Cristina Delgado-Andrade, Francisca Holgado, Francisco J. Morales An observational cross-sectional pilot study in 73 Spanish households was conducted to evaluate the impact of consumer practices on the formation of acrylamide during the preparation of French fries from fresh potatoes applying one stage frying....
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Publication date: 15 September 2018 , Volume 260 Author(s): Zhoufei Luo, Jing Lu, Haipu Li, Yi Tu, Yuehao Wan, Zhaoguang Yang A new, sensitive, and rapid method based on the Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged and Safe (QuEChERS) approach and air-assisted liquid-liquid microextraction (AALLME) technology was developed for the determination of 20 endocrine-disrupting compounds (...
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Publication date: 15 September 2018 , Volume 260 Author(s): José Fernando Huertas-Pérez, Marion Ernest, Jesús Varela, Flavia Badoud Accurate quantification of folpet is problematic because it degrades into phthalimide during sample preparation and analysis by gas chromatography (GC). Thus, EU regulation was recently modified to include phthalimide in the folpet residue definition....
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 74 Author(s): Alessandro Seguino, Cosmin Chintoan-Uta, Sionagh H. Smith, Darren J. Shaw Campylobacter is the most common cause of bacterial food-borne diarrhoeal disease worldwide. Chicken meat is considered the main source of human infection; however, C. jejuni and C. coli have also been reported in a range of livestock and wildlife species...
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Publication date: August 2018 , Volume 142 Author(s): Marcelo Signorini, Magdalena Costa, David Teitelbaum, Viviana Restovich, Hebe Brasesco, Diego García, Valeria Superno, Sandra Petroli, Mariana Bruzzone, Victor Arduini, Mónica Vanzini, Adriana Sucari, Germán Suberbie, Turina Maricel, Ricardo Rodríguez, Gerardo A. Leotta In Argentina, Shiga toxin producing...
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Publication date: July 2018 , Volume 141 Author(s): Julien Parinet, Eric Royer, Mailie Saint-Hilaire, Claude Chafey, Laurent Noël, Brice Minvielle, Gaud Dervilly-Pinel, Erwan Engel, Thierry Guérin This study assesses the impact of the farming system on the levels of copper, zinc, arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury in pig tissues from three types of production (Organic (n = ...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 140 Author(s): Helga Medić, Ivona Djurkin Kušec, Jelka Pleadin, Lidija Kozačinski, Bela Njari, Brigita Hengl, Goran Kušec The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of frozen storage duration (3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 months) on physical, chemical and microbial properties of pork in three cuts (loin, ham, and belly rib). During frozen...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 139 Author(s): Michał Halagarda, Władysław Kędzior, Ewa Pyrzyńska Traditional food products have been regaining consumer interest worldwide. The aim of the study was to investigate the differences in nutritional value of traditional and conventional Polish sausages and to determine potential chemical hazards connected with these products. The research...
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Publication date: Available online 13 April 2018 Source:Microbial Risk Analysis Author(s): Kerry A. Hamilton, Arlene Chen, Emmanuel de-Graft Johnson, Anna Gitter, Sonya Kozak, Celma Niquice, Amity G. Zimmer-Faust, Mark H. Weir, Jade Mitchell, Patrick Gurian The use of aquaculture is increasing to meet the growing global demand for seafood. However, the use of aquaculture...
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 91 Author(s): David F. Bridges, Bhargavi Rane, Vivian C.H. Wu The objective of this study was to examine the effectiveness of gaseous chlorine dioxide (ClO2) or ozone (O3) treatment against Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), serovars of Salmonella enterica, and Listeria monocytogenes on baby-cut carrots, lowbush blueberries, and...
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 91 Author(s): Luca Maria Chiesa, Maria Nobile, Sara Panseri, Francesco Arioli Widespread antibiotic use and the antimicrobial resistance phenomenon demand new analytical methods and the use of non-conventional matrices increasingly necessary for safe food control. We present a method developed to detect six common antibiotics used in poultry...
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 91 Author(s): Pablo Inocêncio Monteiro, Jânio Sousa Santos, Vitor Rafael Alvarenga Brizola, Carolina Turnes Pasini Deolindo, Alex Koot, Rita Boerrigter-Eenling, Saskia van Ruth, Konstantia Georgouli, Anastasios Koidis, Daniel Granato In this study, proton-transfer reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS) and near-infrared spectroscopy (...
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Publication date: September 2018 , Volume 91 Author(s): Elena Bartkiene, Vadims Bartkevics, Vita Lele, Iveta Pugajeva, Paulina Zavistanaviciute, Ruta Mickiene, Daiva Zadeike, Grazina Juodeikiene The current study evaluated the technological and antifungal properties of the newly isolated lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains (P. pentosaceus LUHS183, P. acidilactici LUHS29,...
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Publication date: June 2018 , Volume 219 Author(s): Nagah Arafat, Abdelfattah H. Eladl, Basma H. Marghani, Mohamed A. Saif, Reham A. El-shafei Avian influenza and infectious laryngeotracheitis viruses are common causes of respiratory diseases in chickens with economical importance worldwide. In this study, we investigated the effect of experimental co-infection of avian influenza...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 218 Author(s): Venessa Eeckhaut, Freddy Haesebrouck, Richard Ducatelle, Filip Van Immerseel Salmonella is an important zoonotic agent, and poultry products remain one of the main sources of infection for humans. Salmonella Infantis is an emerging serotype in poultry worldwide, reflected by an increased prevalence in poultry flocks, on broiler meat...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 218 Author(s): Jarlath E. Nally, Richard L. Hornsby, David P. Alt, Darrell Bayles, Jennifer H. Wilson-Welder, Debra E. Palmquist, Nathan E. Bauer Pathogenic leptospires colonize the renal tubules of reservoir hosts of infection, including cattle, and are excreted via urine. In order to identify circulating serovars of pathogenic leptospires in...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 218 Author(s): Tian Ren, Teresa V. Dormitorio, Mingyu Qiao, Tung-Shi Huang, Jean Weese Airborne pathogens are one of the most common avenues leading to poultry diseases. Preventing the avian influenza (AI) virus from entering the chicken hatchery house is critical for reducing the spread and transmission of AI disease. Many studies have...
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Publication date: May 2018 , Volume 218 Author(s): Evelyn O. Okpara, Olufemi E. Ojo, Olajoju J. Awoyomi, Morenike A. Dipeolu, Mufutau A. Oyekunle, Stefan Schwarz This study examined socioeconomic and cultural factors relating to animal husbandry, antimicrobial usage and household hygiene in 320 animal-keeping households of 16 rural and peri-urban communities of Ogun State, Nigeria...
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Publication date: Available online 11 April 2018 Author(s): C. De Witte, C. Lemmens, B. Flahou, P. De Laender, T. Bouts, F. Vercammen, R. Ducatelle, A. Smet, F. Haesebrouck Helicobacter and Campylobacter species (spp.) colonize the gastrointestinal tract of various domesticated animals. Apart from their pathogenic significance in animals, several species are of zoonotic...
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Publication date: Available online 4 April 2018 Author(s): Lisa Niemann, Petra Müller, Jasmin Brauns, Rolf Nathaus, Franziska Schäkel, Kerstin Kipschull, Doris Höltig, Michael Wendt, Stefan Schwarz, Kristina Kadlec The collaboration project VASIB aims at reducing the antibiotic consumption in pig production by integrating information from consulting expertise in clinical...
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Publication date: Available online 3 April 2018 Author(s): Christin Freitag, Geovana Brenner Michael, Jun Li, Kristina Kadlec, Yang Wang, Melanie Hassel, Stefan Schwarz Extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli isolates have been increasingly reported in different reservoirs. The aims of this study were to investigate the presence of ESBL-producing E. coli...
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Publication date: April 2018 , Volume 217 Author(s): Helena Eriksson, Robert Söderlund, Linda Ernholm, Lennart Melin, Désirée S. Jansson Salmonella Gallinarum biovar Pullorum (S. Pullorum) is a poultry pathogen associated with significant economic losses and animal suffering. Strict eradication programmes have eliminated S. Pullorum from the commercial poultry sector in most...
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Publication date: April 2018 , Volume 217 Author(s): Sushant Bhat, Richa Sood, Shweta Shukla, Rekha Khandia, Atul Kumar Pateriya, Naveen Kumar, Vikas Kumar Singh, Semmannan Kalaiyarasu, Manoj Kumar, Sandeep Bhatia The present study was aimed at generating a reassortant vaccine candidate virus with clade 2.3.2.1 Hemagglutinin (HA) and its evaluation in a challenge study for...
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Publication date: April 2018 , Volume 217 Author(s): Daniel Eibach, Denise Dekker, Kennedy Gyau Boahen, Charity Wiafe Akenten, Nimako Sarpong, Cristina Belmar Campos, Laura Berneking, Martin Aepfelbacher, Ralf Krumkamp, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Jürgen May Antibiotic use in animal husbandry has raised concerns on the spread of resistant bacteria. Currently animal products are...
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Publication date: April 2018 , Volume 217 Author(s): Bussarakam Chuppava, Birgit Keller, Jessica Meißner, Manfred Kietzmann, Christian Visscher The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of different types of flooring designs on antimicrobial resistance in commensal Escherichia coli from turkeys treated with enrofloxacin. Two trials were performed with same feed,...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Bruna Torres Furtado Martins, Clarisse Vieira Botelho, Danilo Augusto Lopes Silva, Frederico Germano Piscitelli Alvarenga Lanna, Juliana Libero Grossi, Maria Emilene Martino Campos-Galvão, Ricardo Seiti Yamatogi, Juliana Pfrimer Falcão, Luciano dos Santos Bersot, Luís Augusto Nero This study aimed to track Yersinia...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Mahmoudreza Ovissipour, Setareh Ghorban Shiroodi, Barbara Rasco, Juming Tang, Shyam S. Sablani This study investigated the effect of different electrolyzed water (EO) solutions, including acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) and neutral electrolyzed water (NEW), alone and in combination with mild thermal processing (50, 55, 60, 65 °C...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Łukasz Mąka, Elżbieta Maćkiw, Monika Stasiak, Tomasz Wołkowicz, Joanna Kowalska, Jacek Postupolski, Magdalena Popowska Distribution of amino acid substitutions in the quinolone resistance-determining region (QRDR) of gyrA, gyrB, parC, parE and determinants of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) were investigated...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Bjørn C.T. Schirmer, Jannicke Wiik-Nielsen, Ida Skaar In 2013, mould growth on Norwegian ready-to-sell pinnekjøtt (dried and cured lamb ribs) lead to the withdrawal of 200 tons of the product. The aim of this study was to identify the mycobiota at two Norwegian production sites and determine which species present the highest risk for...
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Publication date: 2 July 2018 , Volume 276 Author(s): Mihanta Ramaroson, Sandrine Guillou, Albert Rossero, Sandrine Rezé, Valérie Anthoine, Nicolas Moriceau, Jean-Luc Martin, Frédérique Duranton, Monique Zagorec High Pressure Processing (HPP) and biopreservation can contribute to food safety by inactivation of bacterial contaminants. However these treatments are inefficient...
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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...
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Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Hui Zhang, Zhenquan Yang, Yan Zhou, Hongduo Bao, Ran Wang, Tingwu Li, Maoda Pang, Lichang Sun, Xiaohui Zhou Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a major pathogen that is mainly associated with seafood and is a global concern of food safety. With high prevalence of contamination in food, efficient strategy is needed to...
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Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Sang-Hyun Park, Dong-Hyun Kang The objective of this study was to evaluate how treatment temperature influences the solubility of ClO2 gas and the antimicrobial effect of ClO2 gas against Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes on produce and food contact surfaces. Produce and food contact surfaces...
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Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Even Heir, Trond Møretrø, Andreas Simensen, Solveig Langsrud Interactions and competition between resident bacteria in food processing environments could affect their ability to survive, grow and persist in microhabitats and niches in the food industry. In this study, the competitive ability of L. monocytogenes strains grown...
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Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Iliada K. Lappa, Sevasti Mparampouti, Barbara Lanza, Efstathios Z. Panagou The in vitro and in situ antifungal activity of Lactobacillus plantarum against the ochratoxigenic fungus Aspergillus carbonarius was investigated in this study. Four different fungal isolates from grape berries were co-cultured with four different strains...
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Publication date: 20 June 2018 , Volume 275 Author(s): Mohamed Elhadidy, Hector Arguello, Avelino Álvarez-Ordóñez, William G. Miller, Alexandra Duarte, Delphine Martiny, Marie Hallin, Olivier Vandenberg, Katelijne Dierick, Nadine Botteldoorn Campylobacter jejuni is a zoonotic pathogen commonly associated with human gastroenteritis. Retail poultry meat is a major food-...
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Publication date: 2 June 2018 , Volume 274 Author(s): Madison E. Pearce, Nabil-Fareed Alikhan, Timothy J. Dallman, Zhemin Zhou, Kathie Grant, Martin C.J. Maiden Multi-country outbreaks of foodborne bacterial disease present challenges in their detection, tracking, and notification. As food is increasingly distributed across borders, such outbreaks are becoming more common. This...
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Publication date: 2 June 2018 , Volume 274 Author(s): Amandine Thépault, Muriel Guyard-Nicodème, Valérie Rose, Ségolène Quesne, Marilyne Queguiner, Emmanuelle Houard, Francis Mégraud, Katell Rivoal, Marianne Chemaly Campylobacter jejuni is the most common cause of bacterial gastroenteritis worldwide and is associated with post-infectious neuropathies. Moreover, the chicken...
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Publication date: 2 June 2018 , Volume 274 Author(s): Heba A. Ahmed, Rasha M. El Bayomi, Mohamed A. Hussein, Mariam H.E. Khedr, Etab M. Abo Remela, Ahmed M.M. El-Ashram Human infection with pathogenic vibrios is associated with contaminated seafood consumption. In the present study, we examined 225 crustaceans collected from retail markets in Egypt. Stool samples from...
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Publication date: 2 June 2018 , Volume 274 Author(s): Huaiqiong Chen, Qixin Zhong Concerns about undesirable by-products from chlorine sanitation of fresh produce and the limited efficacy with the presence of organic matter, have led to studies on alternative washing solutions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial activities of acidified sodium benzoate (NaB) solutions...

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