prevalence of foodborne pathogens in bulk tank milk.bulk tank milk from 131 dairy herds in eastern south dakota and western minnesota was examined for the presence of for foodborne pathogens. campylobacter jejuni, shiga-toxin producing escherichia coli, listeria monocytogenes, salmonella spp., and yersinia enterocolitica were detected in 9.2, 3.8, 4.6, 6.1, and 6.1% of bulk tank milk samples, respectively. thirty-five of 131 (26.7%) bulk tank milk samples contained one or more species of pathogenic bacteria. isolates of salmonella belonged to gro ...200111699446
listeriosis prevention knowledge among pregnant women in the usa.listeriosis is a food-borne disease often associated with ready-to-eat foods. it usually causes mild febrile gastrointestinal illness in immunocompetent persons. in pregnant women, it may cause more severe infection and often crosses the placenta to infect the fetus, resulting in miscarriage, fetal death or neonatal morbidity. simple precautions during pregnancy can prevent listeriosis. however, many women are unaware of these precautions and listeriosis education is often omitted from prenatal ...200516040322
notes from the field: multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to soft-ripened cheese--united states, 2013.on june 27, 2013, the minnesota department of health notified cdc of two patients with invasive listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis) whose clinical isolates had indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (pfge) patterns. a query of pulsenet, the national molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveillance, identified clinical and environmental isolates from other states. on june 28, cdc learned from the food and drug administration's coordinated outbreak response an ...201424699767
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