Comparison of antibiogram, staphylococcal enterotoxin productivity, and coagulase genotypes among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from animal and vegetable sources in Korea.

@article{Moon2007ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of antibiogram, staphylococcal enterotoxin productivity, and coagulase genotypes among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from animal and vegetable sources in Korea.},
  author={Jin San Moon and Ae Ri Lee and Seung Hyeup Jaw and Hyun Kang and Yi Seok Joo and Yong-Ho Park and Mal Nam Kim and Hye Cheong Koo},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2007},
  volume={70 11},
  pages={2541-8}
}
Staphylococcal food poisoning is caused by enterotoxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus. We investigated the prevalence of such organisms in samples of bovine mastitic milk (n = 714), raw meat (n = 139), and vegetables (n = 616). We determined the degrees of relatedness of isolates as indicated by antibiogram, staphylococcal enterotoxin (SE) productivity, and coagulase gene restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis. We examined 297 S. aureus isolates and found SE production in 57 (31.8… CONTINUE READING