Enterobacteriaceae is a large family of gram-negative bacteria associated with a wide range of disease. This article will focus on the food-borne pathogenic members of importance to human health with a particular emphasis on Escherichia coli. For each of the organisms highlighted, the taxonomy, general bacteriological features, and their relevance to public health will be described in brief. In addition, current detection and identification strategies will be outlined.
|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of Food and Health|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
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- Escherichia coli
- Next-generation sequencing
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