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Use of a bacteriophage to inactivate Escherichia coli O157: H7 on beef
(Elsevier B.V., 2013-10)
A number of outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections involving beef have been reported. Options for controlling bacterial pathogens in raw foods are limited, but one is to use bacteriophages (phages). We describe ...
Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using ultraviolet light-treated bacteriophages
(Sage Publications on behalf of Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2016-01)
Escherichia coli O157:H7 causes serious foodborne infections warranting the development of effective control measures. One control option is to use bacteriophages (phages), which are regarded as safe to humans and an ...
Effect of phage and host concentration on the inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on cooked and raw beef
(SAGE Publications, 2015-03-01)
© The Author(s) 2013. A previously described phage infecting Escherichia coli O157:H7 was added to raw and cooked beef pieces at concentrations ranging from 10¹-10⁸ plaque forming units/cm² to either low (<100-CFU/cm²) ...
Un-nesting DNA Russian dolls - The potential for constructing food webs using residual DNA in empty aphid mummies
(John Wiley and Sons, 2014-08)
Constructing food-web assemblages comprising parasitoid wasps involves large field collections of hosts followed by labour-intensive rearing of the insects to evaluate the rates of parasitism along with morphological or ...