Immunological detection of Salmonella paratyphi A in raw prawns.

  title={Immunological detection of Salmonella paratyphi A in raw prawns.},
  author={Sunee Korbsrisate and Suttipant Sarasombath and Kritsana Janyapoon and Pattama Ekpo and Supinya Pongsunk},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  volume={60 12},
A slot blot enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, using monoclonal antibodies specific only for Salmonella paratyphi A, to detect S. paratyphi A contamination in raw prawns has been established. When artificially contaminated prawn samples were tested. S. paratyphi A contamination could be identified correctly within 20 h. No false positives from samples artificially contaminated by other microorganisms were obtained. The sensitivity was such that as few as 1 S. paratyphi A organism per g of raw… CONTINUE READING