[Biochemical characterization of species in the genus Listeria].

  title={[Biochemical characterization of species in the genus Listeria].},
  author={Jocelyne R Rocourt and Bruno Catimel},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Mikrobiologie, und Hygiene. Series A, Medical microbiology, infectious diseases, virology, parasitology},
  volume={260 2},
Seventy Listeria strains, including L. monocytogenes (30 strains), L. ivanovii (9), L. innocua (11), L. welshimeri (6), L. seeligeri (10), L. grayi (2) and L. murrayi (2) were subjected to biochemical characterization. The biochemical tests selected comprised: Api 50CH, Api 20E and Api Zym strips, hydrolysis of DNA and tween 20, 40, 60, 80, egg yolk agar reaction, growth in the presence of 7,5 and 10% NaCl, growth at 42 degrees C and 45 degrees C, and susceptibility to antibiotics and… CONTINUE READING