Evaluation of the MicroScan enzyme-based system for the identification of foodborne yeasts.

@article{Dek1995EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the MicroScan enzyme-based system for the identification of foodborne yeasts.},
  author={Tibor De{\'a}k and Larry R. Beuchat},
  journal={The Journal of applied bacteriology},
  year={1995},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={
          439-46
        }
}
Eighty-nine strains representing 36 species of foodborne yeasts isolated from fruit juice concentrates were identified using the Baxter MicroScan enzyme-based kit, conventional tests according to a simplified identification method (SIM), and the API 20C kit. Of the 15 test species included in the MicroScan database, only 40% were correctly identified; 13% gave scores of unacceptably low probabilities, 20% were misidentified, and 27% could not be identified. Of the 21 test species not in the… CONTINUE READING