staphylococcal enterotoxin


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staph·y·lo·coc·cal en·ter·o·tox·in

a soluble exotoxin produced by some strains of Staphylococcus aureus, and a cause of food poisoning.
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More than 20 different staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEs) have been identified [15].
In this study, chitosan had a good inhibitory effect on the bacterial growth and had the potential to control bacterial cell number; however, it increased the relative mRNA level of sei gene expression and enhanced the SEI secretion, which indicated that chitosan might be not effective to control the staphylococcal enterotoxins production.
Staphylococcal enterotoxin production in model samples of milk and fresh cheese.
Prepared salads, from delicatessens, were the root cause of three outbreaks, triggered by staphylococcal enterotoxins, rotavirus and norovirus pathogens.
Welcher et al., "Human leukocyte antigen-DQ8 transgenic mice: a model to examine the toxicity of aerosolized staphylococcal enterotoxin B," infection and Immunity, vol.
Staphylococcal enterotoxin A is considered the main cause of staphylococcal food poisoning (4).
Foodborne staphylococcal enterotoxins can cause major gastroenteritis issues.
Use of novel PCR primers specific to the genes of staphylococcal enterotoxin G, H, I for the survey of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from food-poisoning cases and food samples in Taiwan.