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Screening of Dietary Supplements for Bacillus Contamination Using Chromogenic Agar: Identification of Enterotoxigenic Bacillus Cereus Group and Pre-formed Emetic Toxin


<p>Improve the detection of enterotoxigenic B. cereus from dietary supplements and food products. Confirmation of the bacteria from incriminated dietary supplements and foods is complicated by the presence of background microorganisms. B. cereus is not competitive with other organisms; therefore, culture media with additional agents to suppress background microorganisms will be evaluated.</p>

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Responsible Division: Microbiology

Khan, Ashraf
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
DHHS/FDA - Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
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