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Cronobacter gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate the biogroups of Enterobacter sakazakii, and proposal of Cronobacter sakazakii gen. nov., comb. nov., Cronobacter malonaticus sp. nov., Cronobacter
[Enterobacter] sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause infections in neonates. This study further clarifies the taxonomy of isolates described as [E.] sakazakii and completes the formalExpand
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Characterization of Putative Virulence Genes on the Related RepFIB Plasmids Harbored by Cronobacter spp. †
ABSTRACT Cronobacter spp. are emerging neonatal pathogens that cause meningitis, sepsis, and necrotizing enterocolitis. The genus Chronobacter consists of six species: C. sakazakii, C. malonaticus,Expand
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Cpa, the Outer Membrane Protease of Cronobacter sakazakii, Activates Plasminogen and Mediates Resistance to Serum Bactericidal Activity
ABSTRACT Cronobacter spp. are emerging neonatal pathogens in humans, associated with outbreaks of meningitis and sepsis. To cause disease, they must survive in blood and invade the central nervousExpand
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Multiplex PCR Assay Targeting a Diguanylate Cyclase-Encoding Gene, cgcA, To Differentiate Species within the Genus Cronobacter
ABSTRACT In a comparison to the widely used Cronobacter rpoB PCR assay, a highly specific multiplexed PCR assay based on cgcA, a diguanylate cyclase gene, that identified all of the targeted sixExpand
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Purification and Characterization of a Vulnificolysin-Like Cytolysin Produced by Vibrio tubiashii
ABSTRACT An extracellular cytolysin from Vibrio tubiashii was purified by sequential hydrophobic interaction chromatography with phenyl-Sepharose CL-4B and gel filtration with Sephacryl S-200. ThisExpand
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Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli Production of a Cytotonic Toxin Immunologically Similar to Cholera Toxin.
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) based on binding to cholera toxin (CT) antibody was used to screen cell-free supernatant fluids from 11 strains of Campylobacter jejuni and one strain ofExpand
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Characterization of the Zinc-Containing Metalloprotease Encoded by zpx and Development of a Species-Specific Detection Method for Enterobacter sakazakii
ABSTRACT Enterobacter sakazakii causes a severe form of neonatal meningitis that occurs as sporadic cases as well as outbreaks. The disease has been epidemiologically associated with consumption ofExpand
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Purification and Characterization of Enterotoxigenic El Tor-Like Hemolysin Produced by Vibrio fluvialis
ABSTRACT The halophilic bacterium Vibrio fluvialis is an enteric pathogen that produces an extracellular hemolysin. This hemolysin was purified to homogeneity by using sequentialExpand
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Foodborne enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli: detection and enumeration by DNA colony hybridization.
Four methods were compared for detecting heat-labile toxin production by Escherichia coli: DNA colony hybridization, two enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, and the mouse Y-1 adrenal cell reaction.Expand
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Chemical Nature of Agrocin 84 and Its Effect on a Virulent Strain of Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Agrocin 84, produced by Agrobacterium radiobacter K84, inhibited ribonucleic acid, deoxyribonucleic acid, and protein synthesis and amino acid transport in a susceptible, virulent strain of A.Expand
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