Salmonella enteritidis


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Noun1.Salmonella enteritidis - a form of salmonella that causes gastroenteritis in humans
salmonella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon
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July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with the Aspens Foods/Koch Poultry Company Class 1 recall of chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis, Safeway has voluntarily recalled the following Aspen Foods/Koch Poultry-produced Safeway Kitchens brand products:
Despite a substantial decrease in outbreaks caused by this bacterium since the beginning of the 2000s, in particular in Europe due to the introduction of various control measures, Salmonella Enteritidis remains a major foodborne pathogen causing considerable human disease and high economic costs (3-5).
There are several types of strains, but two of them, Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium, are responsible for half of all human infections.
It had previously been thought 25 people were struck by the salmonella in Kirkby last July but food safety experts have now confirmed 54 cases were identified which were linked to Woks Cooking, which is on Richard Hesketh Drive in Westvale, Of these, 33 cases were microbiologically confirmed Salmonella Enteritidis PT14b and 21 were classified as probable cases.
Public Health England (PHE) said it was looking into an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis which has affected 156 people.
Bacteria called Salmonella enteritidis are found in egg in low numbers, and they can multiply quickly in the food and cause illness.
In Algeria, laboratory members involved in bacterial resistance surveillance network reported a total of 197 non-typhoid Salmonella with a predominance of Salmonella Enteritidis (45 isolates) and 28 typhoid Salmonella were isolated in human medicine [1].
Prevention of this potentially deadly disease is critically important due to Salmonella enteritidis contamination in egg and meat products.
Salmonella enteritidis isolates from fecal droppings and internal organs also generated a single identical pulsed-field pattern.
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service believe these products may contain Salmonella Enteritidis.
The FDA determined that the TaqMan Salmonella enteritidis Detection Kit by Life Technologies is equivalent in accuracy, precision and sensitivity to the agency's standard methods described in the FDA's Bacteriological Analytical Manual (December 2007 edition).

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