enterobacter sakazakii

Summary

Summary: A species of gram-negative bacteria in the genus ENTEROBACTER, found in the environment and in foods. It has biochemical characteristics similar to ENTEROBACTER CLOACAE, but is yellow-pigmented.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii: a coliform of increased concern to infant health
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety and Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA 30223 1797, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 104:1-34. 2005
  2. ncbi Dry stress and survival time of Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae in dehydrated powdered infant formula
    Juncal Caubilla Barron
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, United Kingdom
    J Food Prot 70:2111-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii and other bacteria in powdered infant milk formula
    Stephen J Forsythe
    Division of Applied Microbiology and Environmental Biology, School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 1:44-50. 2005
  4. ncbi Survival of Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula as affected by composition, water activity, and temperature
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1579-86. 2007
  5. ncbi Growth of Enterobacter sakazakii in reconstituted infant formula as affected by composition and temperature
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety and Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2095-103. 2007
  6. pmc Adhesive properties of Enterobacter sakazakii to human epithelial and brain microvascular endothelial cells
    Jean Philippe Mange
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 6:58. 2006
  7. doi Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii): an opportunistic foodborne pathogen
    Brendan Healy
    Centres for Food Safety and Foodborne Zoonomics, School of Agriculture, Food Science, and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:339-50. 2010
  8. ncbi A top-down proteomics approach for differentiating thermal resistant strains of Enterobacter sakazakii
    Tracie L Williams
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    Proteomics 5:4161-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Cellulose as an extracellular matrix component present in Enterobacter sakazakii biofilms
    Maya Grimm
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Food Prot 71:13-8. 2008
  10. doi Genotypic and phenotypic characterisation of a collection of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) isolates
    Rabeb Miled-Bennour
    Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Aliments, Afssa Laboratoire d Etudes et de Recherches sur la Qualité des Aliments et des Procédés agro alimentaires Afssa LERQAP, 23 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94706 Maisons Alfort cedex, France
    Int J Food Microbiol 139:116-25. 2010

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  1. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii: a coliform of increased concern to infant health
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety and Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA 30223 1797, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 104:1-34. 2005
    The first cases of neonatal meningitis believed to have been caused by Enterobacter sakazakii were reported in 1961. Prompted by several subsequent outbreaks of E...
  2. ncbi Dry stress and survival time of Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae in dehydrated powdered infant formula
    Juncal Caubilla Barron
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, United Kingdom
    J Food Prot 70:2111-7. 2007
    ..5-year period. The study included 27 strains of Enterobacter sakazakii, Enterobacter cloacae, Salmonella Enteritidis, Citrobacter koseri, Citrobacter freundii, Escherichia coli, ..
  3. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii and other bacteria in powdered infant milk formula
    Stephen J Forsythe
    Division of Applied Microbiology and Environmental Biology, School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 1:44-50. 2005
    Recently there has been considerable concern related to the presence of bacteria, in particular Enterobacter sakazakii, in powdered infant formula milk...
  4. ncbi Survival of Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula as affected by composition, water activity, and temperature
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1579-86. 2007
    A study was done to determine survival characteristics of Enterobacter sakazakii in four milk-based and two soybean-based powdered infant formulas. A 10-strain mixture of E...
  5. ncbi Growth of Enterobacter sakazakii in reconstituted infant formula as affected by composition and temperature
    Joshua B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety and Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2095-103. 2007
    The ability of Enterobacter sakazakii to cause infections in infants, coupled with its documented presence in some lots of commercially manufactured powdered infant formula, raises a concern about the potential for its growth in ..
  6. pmc Adhesive properties of Enterobacter sakazakii to human epithelial and brain microvascular endothelial cells
    Jean Philippe Mange
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 6:58. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that has been associated with sporadic cases and outbreaks causing meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis and sepsis especially in neonates...
  7. doi Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii): an opportunistic foodborne pathogen
    Brendan Healy
    Centres for Food Safety and Foodborne Zoonomics, School of Agriculture, Food Science, and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:339-50. 2010
    Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) are a recently described genus that is comprised of six genomospecies. The classification of these organisms was revised based on a detailed polyphasic taxonomic study. Cronobacter spp...
  8. ncbi A top-down proteomics approach for differentiating thermal resistant strains of Enterobacter sakazakii
    Tracie L Williams
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    Proteomics 5:4161-9. 2005
    Thermal tolerance has been identified as an important factor relevant to the pathogenicity of Enterobacter sakazakii in human neonates...
  9. ncbi Cellulose as an extracellular matrix component present in Enterobacter sakazakii biofilms
    Maya Grimm
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Food Prot 71:13-8. 2008
    ..Cellulose was identified and characterized as an extracellular matrix component present in the biofilm of an Enterobacter sakazakii clinical isolate grown in nutrient-deficient (M9) medium...
  10. doi Genotypic and phenotypic characterisation of a collection of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) isolates
    Rabeb Miled-Bennour
    Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Aliments, Afssa Laboratoire d Etudes et de Recherches sur la Qualité des Aliments et des Procédés agro alimentaires Afssa LERQAP, 23 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94706 Maisons Alfort cedex, France
    Int J Food Microbiol 139:116-25. 2010
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii has been identified as the causative agent of serious neonatal infections, associated with high mortality rate. In many cases, powdered infant formula (PIF) has been identified as the source of infection...
  11. pmc Lactobacillus bulgaricus prevents intestinal epithelial cell injury caused by Enterobacter sakazakii-induced nitric oxide both in vitro and in the newborn rat model of necrotizing enterocolitis
    Catherine J Hunter
    Department of Surgery, The Saban Research Institute, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 4 Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Infect Immun 77:1031-43. 2009
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging pathogen that has been associated with outbreaks of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) as well as infant sepsis and meningitis. Our previous studies demonstrated that E...
  12. pmc Isolation of Cronobacter spp. (formerly Enterobacter sakazakii) from infant food, herbs and environmental samples and the subsequent identification and confirmation of the isolates using biochemical, chromogenic assays, PCR and 16S rRNA sequencing
    Ziad W Jaradat
    Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    BMC Microbiol 9:225. 2009
    Cronobacter spp. (formerly Enterobacter sakazakii), are a group of Gram-negative pathogens that have been implicated as causative agents of meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis in infants...
  13. ncbi Occurrence of Enterobacter sakazakii in food production environments and households
    M Chantal Kandhai
    Wageningen University, Laboratory of Food Microbiology, PO Box 8129, 6700 EV, Wageningen, Netherlands
    Lancet 363:39-40. 2004
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii occasionally causes illness in premature babies and neonates. Contamination of infant formulae during factory production or bottle preparation is implicated...
  14. doi Prevalence of Cronobacter species (Enterobacter sakazakii) in follow-on infant formulae and infant drinks
    S O'BRIEN
    Centres for Food Safety and Food borne Zoonomics, UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:536-41. 2009
    To determine the prevalence of Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) in follow-on formula powders commercially available in European countries.
  15. pmc Enterobacter sakazakii: an emerging pathogen in infants and neonates
    Catherine J Hunter
    Department of Surgery, The Saban Research Institute, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:533-9. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (ES) is an emerging pathogen associated with the ingestion of contaminated reconstituted formula that causes necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis, and meningitis in low-birth-weight preterm neonatal infants...
  16. doi Detergent and sanitizer stresses decrease the thermal resistance of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant milk formula
    T M Osaili
    Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030 Irbid, 22110, Jordan
    J Food Sci 73:M154-7. 2008
    ..determined the effect of acid, alkaline, chlorine, and ethanol stresses on the thermal inactivation of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant milk formula...
  17. ncbi Development of an improved protocol for the isolation and detection of Enterobacter sakazakii (Cronobacter) from powdered infant formula
    Yi Chen
    U S Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway HFS 711, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Food Prot 73:1016-22. 2010
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii causes severe maladies and, in some cases, is fatal among infants. Powdered infant formula (PIF) contaminated with E. sakazakii has been documented as a potential cause of several outbreaks involving infants...
  18. pmc Enterobacter sakazakii targets DC-SIGN to induce immunosuppressive responses in dendritic cells by modulating MAPKs
    Rahul Mittal
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Immunol 183:6588-99. 2009
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (ES) is an emerging pathogen that causes meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis in infants...
  19. pmc Detection of Enterobacter sakazakii and other pathogens associated with infant formula powder by use of a DNA microarray
    Min Wang
    TEDA School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Nankai University, 23 HongDa St, TEDA, Tianjin 300457, China
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3178-84. 2009
    ..Using this procedure, Enterobacter sakazakii, Salmonella enterica, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, Serratia marcescens, Acinetobacter ..
  20. ncbi Genetic characterization of thermal tolerance in Enterobacter sakazakii
    Hiroshi Asakura
    Division of Biomedical Food Research, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 51:671-7. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that causes meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates. Here we characterized the thermal tolerance of E...
  21. doi Resistance of Enterobacter sakazakii (Cronobacter spp.) to environmental stresses
    G I Dancer
    School of Food Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6376, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 107:1606-14. 2009
    To gain a better understanding of the survival and persistence of Enterobacter sakazakii in severe environments.
  22. ncbi Vector competence of stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae), for Enterobacter sakazakii
    F Mramba
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Vector Ecol 32:134-9. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic food-borne pathogen causing meningitis, enterocolitis, and sepsis, primarily in immunocompromised infants. It has been suggested that stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans L...
  23. ncbi Biofilm formation, extracellular polysaccharide production, and cell-to-cell signaling in various Enterobacter sakazakii strains: aspects promoting environmental persistence
    Angelika Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Food Prot 68:2287-94. 2005
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is considered an opportunistic pathogen and has been implicated in food-associated cases of meningitis or enteritis, especially in neonates and infants...
  24. ncbi Fate of Enterobacter sakazakii attached to or in biofilms on stainless steel upon exposure to various temperatures or relative humidities
    Hoikyung Kim
    Graduate School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Anam Dong, Sungbuk Ku, Seoul 136 791, Republic of Korea
    J Food Prot 71:940-5. 2008
    Survival of Enterobacter sakazakii dried on the surface of stainless steel and exposed to 43% relative humidity, as affected by temperature, was studied. Populations of E. sakazakii (7.4 to 8...
  25. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii bacteriophages can prevent bacterial growth in reconstituted infant formula
    Kwang Pyo Kim
    Food Microbiology Laboratory, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Food Microbiol 115:195-203. 2007
    Reconstituted infant formula has been implicated in outbreaks of Enterobacter sakazakii infections, causing high mortality and serious sequelae. Current prevention methods appear to be insufficient to ensure that such foods are free of E...
  26. doi The phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Enterobacter sakazakii strains from infant formula milk
    Y Ye
    Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Microbiology Culture Collection and Application, Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou 510070, China
    J Dairy Sci 93:2315-20. 2010
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging foodborne pathogen associated with severe diseases in neonates. Infant formula milk (IFM) has been identified as one of the major contaminated sources and a transmission vehicle...
  27. pmc Characterization of the zinc-containing metalloprotease encoded by zpx and development of a species-specific detection method for Enterobacter sakazakii
    M H Kothary
    MOD 1 Facility, Virulence Mechanisms Branch, Division of Virulence Assessment, OARSA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, US Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4142-51. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii causes a severe form of neonatal meningitis that occurs as sporadic cases as well as outbreaks. The disease has been epidemiologically associated with consumption of reconstituted, dried infant formulas...
  28. doi Cronobacter gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate the biogroups of Enterobacter sakazakii, and proposal of Cronobacter sakazakii gen. nov., comb. nov., Cronobacter malonaticus sp. nov., Cronobacter turicensis sp. nov., Cronobacter muytjensii sp. nov., Cro
    Carol Iversen
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:1442-7. 2008
    ..lausannensis subsp. nov. [type strain E515(T) (=LMG 23824=DSM 18706(T))], and Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lactaridi subsp. nov. [type strain E464(T) (=LMG 23825(T)=DSM 18707(T))]...
  29. doi Epidemiology of invasive neonatal Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) infections
    M Friedemann
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1297-304. 2009
    About 120-150 neonatal Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) infections have been described. An analysis of current case numbers, epidemiological measures and risk factors is warranted...
  30. pmc Identification and phylogeny of Enterobacter sakazakii relative to Enterobacter and Citrobacter Species
    Carol Iversen
    Division of Applied Microbiology and Environmental Biology, School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, The Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5368-70. 2004
    The phylogenetic relationships of Enterobacter sakazakii strains were investigated using 16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA) and hsp60 sequencing. Each analysis distributed E...
  31. pmc Effectiveness of disinfectants in killing Enterobacter sakazakii in suspension, dried on the surface of stainless steel, and in a biofilm
    Hoikyung Kim
    Center for Food Safety, Department of Food Science, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA 30223 1797, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1256-65. 2007
    ..of 13 disinfectants used in hospitals, day-care centers, and food service kitchens in killing Enterobacter sakazakii in suspension, dried on the surface of stainless steel, and in biofilm was determined. E...
  32. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii: an emerging pathogen in powdered infant formula
    D Drudy
    Centre for Food Safety, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Infect Dis 42:996-1002. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii represents a significant risk to the health of neonates...
  33. pmc Development and application of a novel peptide nucleic acid probe for the specific detection of Cronobacter genomospecies (Enterobacter sakazakii) in powdered infant formula
    C Almeida
    Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho, 4710 057 Braga, Portugal
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:2925-30. 2009
    ..FISH using PNA could detect as few as 1 CFU per 10 g of Cronobacter in PIF after an 8-h enrichment step, even in a mixed population containing bacterial contaminants...
  34. doi Urinary tract infection due to Enterobacter sakazakii
    Gopalkrishna K Bhat
    Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 52:430-1. 2009
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is a rare but important cause of necrotizing enterocolitis, bloodstream infection and central nervous system infections in humans, with mortality rates of 40-80%...
  35. doi Inactivation of Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) in infant formula using lactic acid, copper sulfate and monolaurin
    M A Al-Holy
    Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:246-51. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of lactic acid (LA), copper (II), and monolaurin as natural antimicrobials against Cronobacter in infant formula...
  36. ncbi Characterization of the gene encoding the 16S rRNA of Enterobacter sakazakii and development of a species-specific PCR method
    Abdulwahed Ahmed Hassan
    Dairy Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Food Science, Justus Liebig University, Ludwigstrasse 21, Giessen, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 116:214-20. 2007
    ..In contrast, PCR2 (amplicon size of 952 bp) gave positive results only for E. sakazakii, thus allowing specific identification of this species...
  37. pmc Invasive Enterobacter sakazakii disease in infants
    Anna B Bowen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1185-9. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii kills 40%-80% of infected infants and has been associated with powdered formula. We analyzed 46 cases of invasive infant E. sakazakii infection to define risk factors and guide prevention and treatment...
  38. pmc The biochemical differentiation of Enterobacter sakazakii genotypes
    Carol Iversen
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, UK
    BMC Microbiol 6:94. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emergent pathogen that has been associated with neonatal infections through contaminated powdered infant milk formula. The species was defined by Farmer et al...
  39. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii an emerging bacterial pathogen with implications for infant health
    N R Mullane
    Centre for Food Safety School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland
    Minerva Pediatr 59:137-48. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (E. sakazakii) is an opportunistic pathogen and the aetiological agent in rare but life-threatening cases of meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and sepsis in infants...
  40. ncbi The presence of endotoxin in powdered infant formula milk and the influence of endotoxin and Enterobacter sakazakii on bacterial translocation in the infant rat
    Stacy Townsend
    Department of Pathology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 90027, USA
    Food Microbiol 24:67-74. 2007
    ..Purified Escherichia coli LPS was administered to rat pups followed by inoculation with Enterobacter sakazakii ATCC 12868...
  41. ncbi Cloning and characterization of Enterobacter sakazakii pigment genes and in situ spectroscopic analysis of the pigment
    Angelika Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 265:244-8. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is considered an opportunistic foodborne pathogen that is characterized by formation of yellow-pigmented colonies...
  42. pmc Comparison of media for the isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii
    Carol Iversen
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:48-52. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is associated with neonatal infections and is occasionally present at low levels (<1 CFU/g) in powdered infant formula milk (IFM). It has been previously reported that some E...
  43. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii in food and beverages (other than infant formula and milk powder)
    Miriam Friedemann
    Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung BfR, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR, Alt Marienfelde 17 21, D 12277 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 116:1-10. 2007
    The ubiqitous microorganism Enterobacter sakazakii is a rare contaminant of infant formula and may cause severe systemic infection in neonates. So far, other food is not known to cause E. sakazakii-infections...
  44. ncbi Application of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis to characterise and trace the prevalence of Enterobacter sakazakii in an infant formula processing facility
    N R Mullane
    Centre for Food Safety, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Int J Food Microbiol 116:73-81. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (E. sakazakii) contamination of powdered infant formula (PIF) and its processing environment was monitored between April 2005 and March 2006...
  45. pmc Comparison of the phenotyping methods ID 32E and VITEK 2 compact GN with 16S rRNA gene sequencing for the identification of Enterobacter sakazakii
    Nadège Fanjat
    bioMerieux, Research and Development Microbiology, 38 390 La Balme Les Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2048-50. 2007
    A total of 34 isolates (28 Enterobacter sakazakii and 6 Enterobacteriaceae) from infant formulae, milk powder, and the production environment of milk powder factories were identified using ID 32E and VITEK 2 compact GN systems (bioMé..
  46. pmc The taxonomy of Enterobacter sakazakii: proposal of a new genus Cronobacter gen. nov. and descriptions of Cronobacter sakazakii comb. nov. Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. sakazakii, comb. nov., Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. malonaticus subsp. nov., Cronobacte
    Carol Iversen
    Quality and Safety Department, Nestle Research Centre, Vers chez les Blanc, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 7:64. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause infections such as necrotizing enterocolitis, bacteraemia, meningitis and brain abscess/lesions...
  47. doi Specific probiotic strains and their combinations counteract adhesion of Enterobacter sakazakii to intestinal mucus
    Maria Carmen Collado
    Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 285:58-64. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen and an occasional contaminant in powdered infant formula. Interaction between specific probiotics and E. sakazakii may reduce the risk of infection...
  48. pmc Enterobacter sakazakii enhances epithelial cell injury by inducing apoptosis in a rat model of necrotizing enterocolitis
    Catherine J Hunter
    Department of Surgery, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:586-93. 2008
    ..b>Enterobacter sakazakii, a common contaminant of milk-based powdered infant formula, has been implicated as a causative agent of ..
  49. pmc Molecular analysis of the Enterobacter sakazakii O-antigen gene locus
    N Mullane
    Centres for Food Safety and Food borne Zoonomics, UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3783-94. 2008
    Nucleotide polymorphism associated with the O-antigen-encoding locus, rfb, in Enterobacter sakazakii was determined by PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis...
  50. pmc Virulence studies of Enterobacter sakazakii isolates associated with a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak
    Stacy Townsend
    School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, UK
    BMC Microbiol 8:64. 2008
    In 1994, an outbreak of Enterobacter sakazakii infections in France occurred in a neonatal intensive care unit during which 17 neonates were infected...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of an automated repetitive sequence-based PCR system for subtyping Enterobacter sakazakii
    B Healy
    Centre for Food Safety, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    J Food Prot 71:1372-8. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is regarded as a ubiquitous organism that can be isolated from a wide range of foods and environments...
  52. pmc Brain damage in newborn rat model of meningitis by Enterobacter sakazakii: a role for outer membrane protein A
    Rahul Mittal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Lab Invest 89:263-77. 2009
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (ES) is an emerging pathogen that causes sepsis, meningitis, and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates...
  53. ncbi Role of bacterial OmpA and host cytoskeleton in the invasion of human intestinal epithelial cells by Enterobacter sakazakii
    Manoj Kumar Mohan Nair
    Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:664-9. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging pathogen in neonates and infants. Interactions of E. sakazakii with intestinal epithelium could be vital in the pathogenesis of enteric infections and in its systemic dissemination...
  54. pmc Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of Enterobacter sakazakii strains from an outbreak resulting in fatalities in a neonatal intensive care unit in France
    J Caubilla-Barron
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3979-85. 2007
    In 1994, an outbreak of Enterobacter sakazakii infections occurred in a neonatal intensive care unit in France from 5 May to 11 July. During the outbreak, 13 neonates were infected with E. sakazakii, resulting in 3 deaths...
  55. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii invades brain capillary endothelial cells, persists in human macrophages influencing cytokine secretion and induces severe brain pathology in the neonatal rat
    Stacy M Townsend
    School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, UK
    Microbiology 153:3538-47. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen associated with contaminated powdered infant formula and a rare cause of Gram-negative sepsis that can develop into meningitis and brain abscess formation in neonates...
  56. pmc Identification of "Cronobacter" spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii)
    Carol Iversen
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 272, CH 8057, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3814-6. 2007
    A taxonomic reclassification of the neonatal pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii to consist of five species within a new genus, "Cronobacter," has recently been proposed...
  57. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii bacteraemia with multiple splenic abscesses in a 75-year-old woman: a case report
    K C See
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore
    Age Ageing 36:595-6. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an uncommon bacterium that is known to cause severe neonatal infection and is rare among adults. We present a peculiar case of E...
  58. pmc Enterobacter sakazakii invasion in human intestinal Caco-2 cells requires the host cell cytoskeleton and is enhanced by disruption of tight junction
    Kwang Pyo Kim
    Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, ETH Zurich, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Infect Immun 76:562-70. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that causes systemic bacteremia and meningitis with high mortality, and powdered infant formula is a frequent source of this bacterium...
  59. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii: an emerging problem in paediatric nutrition
    M Giovannini
    Department of Paediatrics, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 36:394-9. 2008
    Recently there has been considerable concern related to the presence of bacteria, in particular Enterobacter sakazakii, in powdered infant formula milk. E...
  60. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii--new foods for thought?
    Jeffrey M Farber
    Bureau of Microbial Hazards, A L 2203G3, Food Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, K1A 0L2, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 363:5-6. 2004
  61. doi Surveillance and genotyping of Enterobacter sakazakii suggest its potential transmission from milk powder into imitation recombined soft cheese
    W M El-Sharoud
    Food Safety and Microbial Physiology Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    J Appl Microbiol 105:559-66. 2008
    To examine the presence of Enterobacter sakazakii in milk and milk-related products produced/distributed under Egyptian conditions and to probe possible transmission routes of the pathogen during the preparation of dairy products.
  62. pmc Comparison of two chromogenic media and evaluation of two molecular based identification systems for Enterobacter sakazakii detection
    Angelika Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 6:15. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is a foodborne pathogen that has been associated with sporadic cases and outbreaks causing meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis and sepsis especially in neonates...
  63. ncbi A chromogenic plating medium for the isolation and identification of Enterobacter sakazakii from foods, food ingredients, and environmental sources
    L Restaino
    R and F Laboratories, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
    J Food Prot 69:315-22. 2006
    A chromogenic agar, R&F Enterobacter sakazakii chromogenic plating medium (ESPM), was developed for isolating presumptive colonies of E. sakazakii from foods and environmental sources...
  64. pmc Performance of media for recovering stressed cells of Enterobacter sakazakii as determined using spiral plating and ecometric techniques
    J B Gurtler
    Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223 1797, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7661-9. 2005
    ..of differential, selective media for supporting resuscitation and colony development by stressed cells of Enterobacter sakazakii. Cells of four strains of E...
  65. ncbi PCR and oligonucleotide array for detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula
    Yin Liu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Life Science, Nankai University, Weijin Road 94, Tianjin 300071, China
    Mol Cell Probes 20:11-7. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii has been implicated in a several form of neonatal meningitis with a high mortality rate...
  66. ncbi The growth profile, thermotolerance and biofilm formation of Enterobacter sakazakii grown in infant formula milk
    C Iversen
    School of Science, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 38:378-82. 2004
    To study the growth, thermotolerance and biofilm formation of the emergent pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula milk (IFM).
  67. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii is a rare cause of neonatal septicemia or meningitis in VLBW infants
    Barbara J Stoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr 144:821-3. 2004
    To determine the rates of Enterobacter sakazakii (ES) infections among very low birth weight infants, culture data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network were reviewed...
  68. ncbi Survival of Enterobacter sakazakii in a dehydrated powdered infant formula
    Sharon G Edelson-Mammel
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U S Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Food Prot 68:1900-2. 2005
    A quantity of dehydrated powdered infant formula was prepared to contain Enterobacter sakazakii strain 607 at approximately 106 CFU/ml when rehydrated according to the manufacturer's instructions...
  69. ncbi Rapid, specific detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula using a real-time PCR assay
    K H Seo
    Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Plant and Dairy, Foods, and Beverages, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Food Prot 68:59-63. 2005
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is a rare cause of invasive infection with high mortality rates in neonates. Powdered milk-based infant formulas have been associated with the E...
  70. pmc Identification of Enterobacter sakazakii from closely related species: the use of artificial neural networks in the analysis of biochemical and 16S rDNA data
    Carol Iversen
    The Nottingham Trent University, School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, UK
    BMC Microbiol 6:28. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emergent pathogen associated with ingestion of infant formula and accurate identification is important in both industrial and clinical settings...
  71. ncbi Isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii from stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae)
    F Mramba
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    J Food Prot 69:671-3. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic foodborne pathogen that causes meningitis, enterocolitis, and sepsis, primarily in immunocompromised infants...
  72. ncbi Molecular characterization of the alpha-glucosidase activity in Enterobacter sakazakii reveals the presence of a putative gene cluster for palatinose metabolism
    Angelika Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr 272, Zurich, Switzerland
    Syst Appl Microbiol 29:609-25. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is considered an opportunistic pathogen for premature infants and neonates. Although E...
  73. pmc 16S rRNA gene based analysis of Enterobacter sakazakii strains from different sources and development of a PCR assay for identification
    Angelika Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 4:43. 2004
    ..sakazakii strains from food, environment and human origin as well as the type strain ATCC 51329 were sequenced. Based on this sequence data a new specific PCR system for E. sakazakii was developed and evaluated...
  74. ncbi A selective differential medium for Enterobacter sakazakii, a preliminary study
    Carol Iversen
    School of Science, The Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS, UK
    Int J Food Microbiol 96:133-9. 2004
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii can cause fatal invasive infection of neonates associated with the presence of this organism in powdered infant milk formula...
  75. ncbi Characterization of a collection of Enterobacter sakazakii isolates from environmental and food sources
    Denise Drudy
    Centre for Food Safety, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Int J Food Microbiol 110:127-34. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii has emerged as a rare cause of neonatal meningitis, septicemia and enterocolitis. Contaminated infant milk formula (IMF) has been identified as one infection route...
  76. ncbi Microbiological, epidemiological, and food safety aspects of Enterobacter sakazakii
    A Lehner
    Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Food Prot 67:2850-7. 2004
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is considered to be an opportunistic pathogen and has been implicated in foodborne diseases causing meningitis or enteritis, especially in neonates and infants. The U...
  77. ncbi Desiccation and heat tolerance of Enterobacter sakazakii
    P Breeuwer
    Nestle Research Center, Nestec Ltd, Vers chez les Blanc, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Appl Microbiol 95:967-73. 2003
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen which has been isolated at low levels from powdered infant formulas. This study was performed to demonstrate that Ent...
  78. pmc Detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in dried infant milk formula by cationic-magnetic-bead capture
    N R Mullane
    Centre for Food Safety, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6325-30. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii has been associated with life-threatening infections in premature low-birth-weight infants. Contaminated infant milk formula (IMF) has been implicated in cases of E. sakazakii meningitis...
  79. ncbi Real time PCR using TaqMan and SYBR Green for detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula
    Yin Liu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Life Science, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    J Microbiol Methods 65:21-31. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging pathogen that causes meningitis, bacteremia, sepsis, and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates and children. Powdered milk-based infant formulas have been associated with the E...
  80. ncbi A new protocol for the detection of Enterobacter sakazakii applied to environmental samples
    M C Kandhai
    Wageningen University, Laboratory of Food Microbiology, P O Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Food Prot 67:1267-70. 2004
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is a motile, peritrichous, gram-negative rod that was previously known as a yellow pigmented Enterobacter cloacae...
  81. ncbi Treatment of winery effluent with upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB)--granular sludges enriched with Enterobacter sakazakii
    M Keyser
    Department of Food Science, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Biotechnol Lett 25:1893-8. 2003
    ..evaluated for the treatment of winery wastewater: the first was seeded with granular sludge enriched with Enterobacter sakazakii and reached a 90% COD removal within 17 d at hydraulic retention time of 24 h; the second was seeded with ..
  82. pmc Cloning and sequencing of the ompA gene of Enterobacter sakazakii and development of an ompA-targeted PCR for rapid detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant formula
    Manoj Kumar Mohan Nair
    Department of Animal Science, Unit 4040, 3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2539-46. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging, infant formula-borne pathogen that causes severe meningitis, meningoencephalitis, sepsis, and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates and infants, with a high fatality rate...
  83. pmc Outer membrane protein A expression in Enterobacter sakazakii is required to induce microtubule condensation in human brain microvascular endothelial cells for invasion
    Vijay K Singamsetty
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Saban Research Institute, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Microb Pathog 45:181-91. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii (ES) causes neonatal meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis with case-fatality rates among infected infants ranging from 40 to 80%. Very little is known about the mechanisms by which these organisms cause disease...
  84. ncbi A simple and rapid cultural method for detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in environmental samples
    O Guillaume-Gentil
    Nestle Research Centre, Quality and Safety Department, CH 1000 Lausanne 26, Switzerland
    J Food Prot 68:64-9. 2005
    A method was developed to detect and identify Enterobacter sakazakii in environmental samples. The method is based on selective enrichment at 45+/-0.5 degrees C in lauryl sulfate tryptose broth supplemented with 0...
  85. ncbi Enterobacter sakazakii in factories and households
    Maaike Arts
    Lancet 364:414; author reply 414-5. 2004
  86. ncbi Inactivation of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant milk formula by gamma irradiation: determination of D10-value
    T M Osaili
    Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030 Irbid, 22110, Jordan
    J Food Sci 72:M85-8. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging foodborne pathogen that has caused several cases of meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis in infants and has been associated with infant formulas. Five strains of E...
  87. ncbi Thermal resistance and inactivation of Enterobacter sakazakii isolates during rehydration of powdered infant formula
    Soo Hwan Kim
    Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Kyungwon University, Seongnam 461 701, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 17:364-8. 2007
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii may be related to outbreaks of meningitis, septicemia, and necrotizing enterocolitis, mainly in neonates. To reduce the risk of E. sakazakii in baby foods, thermal characteristics for Korean E...
  88. doi Prevalence and genetic diversity of Enterobacter sakazakii in ingredients of infant foods
    Kyumson Kim
    Department of Food and Animal Biotechnology, School of Agricultural Biotechnology and Center for Agricultural Biomaterials, Seoul National University, San 56 1, Shillim Dong, Kwanak gu, Seoul 151 742, Republic of Korea
    Int J Food Microbiol 122:196-203. 2008
    Various food samples in Korea were examined for the presence of Enterobacter sakazakii. Dried shrimp had the highest contamination rate among the examined dried fish products. E...
  89. doi Growth and survival of Enterobacter sakazakii in human breast milk with and without fortifiers as compared to powdered infant formula
    Raquel F Lenati
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    Int J Food Microbiol 122:171-9. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii infections often involve debilitated neonates consuming contaminated reconstituted powdered infant formula. There is the possibility that expressed human breast milk can become contaminated with E...
  90. doi Development of an immobilization and detection method of Enterobacter sakazakii from powdered infant formula
    Yanhong Zhou
    Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan 430071, China
    Food Microbiol 25:648-52. 2008
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is an emerging opportunistic pathogen that is associated with rare but life-threatening cases of meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and sepsis in premature and full-term infants...
  91. ncbi Thermal inactivation of Enterobacter sakazakii in rehydrated infant formula
    Sharon G Edelson-Mammel
    Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
    J Food Prot 67:60-3. 2004
    The presence of low levels of Enterobacter sakazakii in dried infant formula have been linked to outbreaks of meningitis, septicemia, and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates, particularly those who are premature or immunocompromised...
  92. ncbi Home preparation of powdered infant formula: is it safe?
    Claudia Carletti
    Unit for Health Services Research and International Health, Institute for Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Via dell Istria, Trieste, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1131-2. 2008
  93. doi [Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formula]
    M Friedemann
    Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:664-74. 2008
    ..b>Enterobacter sakazakii has obtained Public Health relevance causing neonatal meningitis (often fatal), bacteremia and necrotizing ..
  94. pmc Isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii from midgut of Stomoxys calcitrans
    Joanne V Hamilton
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1355-6. 2003
  95. ncbi Effects of extended dry storage of powdered infant milk formula on susceptibility of Enterobacter sakazakii to hot water and ionizing radiation
    Tareq M Osaili
    Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030 Irbid, 22110, Jordan
    J Food Prot 71:934-9. 2008
    Infant milk formula has been identified as a potential source of Enterobacter sakazakii, which has been implicated in neonatal meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis. This study was undertaken to determine whether the length of E...
  96. ncbi A comparative study between overlay method and selective-differential media for recovery of stressed Enterobacter sakazakii cells from infant formula
    Murad A Al-Holy
    Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Hashemite University, P O Box 150459, Zarqa Jordan, Jordan
    Food Microbiol 25:22-8. 2008
    ..of different selective-differential media with the overlay method for recovery of stressed cells of Enterobacter sakazakii from infant formula milk (IFM)...
  97. ncbi Preparation and handling of powdered infant formula: a commentary by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition
    Carlo Agostoni
    University of Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:320-2. 2004
    ..In addition, milk products are excellent media for bacterial proliferation. Multiplication of Enterobacter sakazakii in prepared formula feeds can cause devastating sepsis, particularly in the first 2 months of life...
  98. ncbi Evaluation of the International Organization for Standardization-International Dairy Federation (ISO-IDF) draft standard method for detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant food formulas
    Nathalie Gnanou Besse
    Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments AFSSA, Laboratoire d Etudes et de Recherches sur la Qualité des Aliments et des Procédés Agro Alimentaires LERQAP, 23 Ave du Général de Gaulle, Maisons Alfort, Cedex, France
    J AOAC Int 89:1309-16. 2006
    As a result of the growing recognition of Enterobacter sakazakii as an emergent pathogen, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have standardized a reference method for the ..
  99. pmc A robotic DNA purification protocol and real-time PCR for the detection of Enterobacter sakazakii in powdered infant formulae
    Sylviane Derzelle
    Laboratoire d Etudes et de Recherches sur la Qualité des Aliments et des Procédés agro alimentaires, Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments AFSSA, 23 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94706 Maisons Alfort cedex, France
    BMC Microbiol 6:100. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii is the causative agent of rare but severe food-borne infections associated with meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis and sepsis in infants...
  100. pmc Effects of preculturing conditions on lag time and specific growth rate of Enterobacter sakazakii in reconstituted powdered infant formula
    M C Kandhai
    Wageningen University, Laboratory of Food Microbiology, P O Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2721-9. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii can be present, although in low levels, in dry powdered infant formulae, and it has been linked to cases of meningitis in neonates, especially those born prematurely...
  101. pmc Attachment of and biofilm formation by Enterobacter sakazakii on stainless steel and enteral feeding tubes
    Hoikyung Kim
    Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223 1797, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5846-56. 2006
    b>Enterobacter sakazakii has been reported to form biofilms, but environmental conditions affecting attachment to and biofilm formation on abiotic surfaces have not been described...