Food poisoning associated with emetic-type of Bacillus cereus in Korea.

@article{Kim2010FoodPA,
  title={Food poisoning associated with emetic-type of Bacillus cereus in Korea.},
  author={Jung-Beom Kim and Hong-Rae Jeong and Yong-Bae Park and Jae-Moung Kim and Deog-Hwan Oh},
  journal={Foodborne pathogens and disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={555-63}
}
Bacillus cereus can cause diarrheal and emetic types of food poisoning but little study has been done on emetic type of food poisoning in Korea. The objective of this study was to report on the emetic type of food poisoning associated with B. cereus in Korea. The toxin gene profile, toxin production, and antibiotic resistance of B. cereus isolates were investigated in this study. B. cereus was detected in three out of four samples, while the other food poisoning bacteria were not detected. All… CONTINUE READING