[Significance of the detection of staphylococcal enterotoxin A gene in low fat milk which caused a serious outbreak of food poisoning].

@article{Yamashita2003SignificanceOT,
  title={[Significance of the detection of staphylococcal enterotoxin A gene in low fat milk which caused a serious outbreak of food poisoning].},
  author={Koji Yamashita and Yuko Kanazawa and Michi Ueno and Hiromoto Ohta and Michiyo Kitaguchi and Tadaaki Kawakami and Keiko Iwasaki and Etsuko Tsujisawa and Yoshiharu Morino and Kazue Tabita},
  journal={Shokuhin eiseigaku zasshi. Journal of the Food Hygienic Society of Japan},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={186-90}
}
In June 2000, there was a large-scale outbreak of food poisoning after consumption of Snow Brand low fat milk. In the evening of a day the incident made public, some cartons of low fat milk were brought to our laboratory for examination. Next day, we detected only staphylococcal enterotoxin (SE) A gene among SE (A-E) genes by PCR in left-over milk samples… CONTINUE READING