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Ecology, metabolite production, and substrate utilization in endophytic fungi.
Endophytic fungi are a taxonomically and ecologically heterogenous group of organisms, mainly belonging to the Ascomycotina and Deuteromycotina. The isolation methods affect the species compositionExpand
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Inactivation of Hepatitis A virus in heat‐treated mussels
L. CROCI, M. CICCOZZI, D. DE MEDICI, S. DI PASQUALE, A. FIORE, A. MELE and L. TOTI.1999.Hepatitis A is a widespread infectious disease world‐wide. In Italy, shellfish consumption was shown to be aExpand
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Evaluation of DNA Extraction Methods for Use in Combination with SYBR Green I Real-Time PCR To Detect Salmonella enterica Serotype Enteritidis in Poultry
ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to develop a rapid, reproducible, and robust method for detecting Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis in poultry samples. First, for the extraction andExpand
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The survival of hepatitis A virus in fresh produce.
Fresh produce has been repeatedly implicated as the source of human viral infections, including infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV). The objective of the present study was to evaluate the HAVExpand
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Effects of depuration of molluscs experimentally contaminated with Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae O1 and Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Aims: The aim of the present study was to investigate the behaviour of two pathogenic vibrios (Vibrio cholerae O1 and Vibrio parahaemolyticus) during depuration and to compare it with that ofExpand
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Comparison of different biochemical and molecular methods for the identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Aims:  Multicentre evaluation of biochemical and molecular methods for the identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
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Resistance of hepatitis A virus in mussels subjected to different domestic cookings.
Hepatitis A is a worldwide infectious disease. Shellfish consumption has always been one of the major risk factors for hepatitis A infection, especially when these products are eaten raw or slightlyExpand
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A rapid tissue culture assay for the detection of okadaic acid and related compounds in mussels.
Okadaic acid, the main toxin of the diarrhoetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) group, shows high cytotoxicity to Buffalo green monkey (BGM) kidney cell cultures after different times according toExpand
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Detection of hepatitis A virus in shellfish by nested reverse transcription-PCR.
A method for the detection of HAV in shellfish, based on the use of guanidinium isothiocyanate-containing solution for RNA extraction and purification steps, followed by nested PCR, is herebyExpand
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Detection of Vibrionaceae in mussels and in their seawater growing area
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