Key words: Listeria monocytogenes, poultry, processing plant, evisceration. ABSTRACT . Listeria antisera (Denka Seiken, Tokyo, Japan), accord- ing to the . Caracterização feno e genotípica de cepas de Listeria monocytogenes isoladas They were also serotyped (Denka Seiken, Japan), and sub–typed by PFGE. Antisera for the typing of Listeria Group O and H antigens. Aids public health and food testing laboratories in identifying sources of infection/contamination to.

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An outbreak of gastroenteritis and fever due to Listeria monocytogenes selken milk. Since the ELISA method was to be compared directly to the antiserum kit slide agglutination method, which recommended using autoclaved cells, all subsequent O-antigen determinations were performed with autoclaved cells.

In addition, we used antisera from the same serotyping kit in colony immunoblot experiments to identify mixed-serotype L.

Survival of Listeria monocytogenes in soil.

As the primary antibody, L. Initial comparisons of the serotyping methods using L. No strain was resistant to ampicillin, gentamicin, trimethoprim and vancomycin Table 1. Treatment of the cell suspensions by autoclaving was less effective than treatment with formaldehyde in preserving H-antigens for serotyping.

The two methods were performed independently by two different laboratories. Sometimes, such labs are not capacitated to make a correctly identification of this bacterium.

Thus, the Lusteria data on antibiotic resistance by L. Open in a separate window. Wiedmann for providing L.

Serotyping of Listeria monocytogenes and related species. Filters were then washed twice for 10 min each with 20 ml xeiken wash buffer and incubated for 30 min with 10 ml of a 1: The analysis of macrorestriction patterns obtained by PFGE and the combination of the results obtained with both restriction enzymes, ApaI Fig.

Nenhuma das cepas foi resistente aos antimicrobianos testados; entretanto, sete tiveram valores da CIM aumentados para o listetia. Note that serotype 4e is indistinguishable from 4b in this case. An outbreak of febrile gastroenteritis associated with corn contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes.


Comparison of the incidence of Listeria on equipment versus environmental sites within dairy processing plants. Lindsay for facilitating sharing of strains. All other antimicrobial agents tested had no standardized breakpoints for Listeria spp.

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Identification of mixed-serotype cultures. Combined ribotyping and random multiprimer DNA analysis to probe the population structure of Listeria monocytogenes. Rabourne RM Monkey, clinical 4b 4b R.

Fragment patterns were analyzed according to Tenover et al. From January to Maythirteen isolates of L. Wesley RM Coleslaw 4b 4b I. As an epidemiological tool, serotyping is not sufficiently discriminatory to determine positive correlations between food-borne isolates and clinical isolates in cases of listeriosis outbreaks, though a negative relationship between isolates could be demonstrated by ssiken serotype results in these instances Since the titers of the antisera vary on a lot-to-lot basis, the dilution levels used with each kit must be optimized.

Survival of pathogenic bacteria during mesophilic anaerobic digestion of animal waste.

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How to cite this article. Its values and limitations. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. In Brazil, few clinical cases of listeriosis have been reported and none of them had their source of infection established.

These strains were isolated from various sources, including produce, meats and dairy products, food processing environments, animals and humans, soils, and environmental samples. Effectiveness of prevention efforts?

The antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates was evaluated by the microdilution broth method for ampicillin, gentamicin, trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole and vancomycin. While very rarely mentioned in the literature until recently, few cases of listrria have been reported in previously healthy persons and such cases were attributed to exposure to high infective doses, as well as outbreaks of benign febrile gastroenteritis 2,8, Furthermore, even when an early diagnosis would be possible, the long time for the onset of the clinical symptoms difficult the identification of the source of infection.


Services on Demand Journal. Epidemiology of human listeriosis and seafoods.

Relato de casos em pacientes do Distrito Federal. Another source of variability in serotype identification may arise when L. It was observed that the spatial or temporally unrelated strains exhibited similar PFGE profiles, indicating a possible clonal relationship among them.

In addition, formaldehyde-treated cells were prone to give false-positive reactions to O antiserum IX data not shown. After color development, alkaline phosphatase was inactivated by incubating the filters for 10 min in 50 mM EDTA, pH 8.

After digestion with ApaI and AscI, the strains were distributed in 3 different groups according to their profile. This method differentiates L. Considering the lack of information available in Brazil concerning listeriosis, the aim of this study was to analyze phenotypic and genotypically the L.

Detection and differentiation of Listeria spp. Abstract Routine analysis of Listeria monocytogenes by serotyping using traditional agglutination methods is limited in use because of the expense and limited availability of commercially prepared antisera and intra- and interlaboratory discrepancies arising from differences in antiserum preparation and visual determination of agglutination. Using a well enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ELISA format instead of agglutination as a means to score reactions with each antiserum, this method provides a semiquantitative measurement of positive and negative reactions and requires only a fraction of the antisera used in the agglutination assay.

Gastroenteritis symptoms vomiting and diarrhea are observed in some cases, during the week previous to disease diagnosis 9,