A genoserotyping system for a fast and objective identification of Salmonella serotypes commonly isolated from poultry and pork food sectors in Belgium.

Last updated on 29-9-2020 by Thibault Degiuli

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Humans are mostly contaminated by Salmonella through the consumption of pork- and poultry-derived food products. Therefore, a strict monitoring of Salmonella serotypes in food-producing animals is needed to limit the transmission of the pathogen to humans. Additionally, Salmonella can lead to economic loss in the food sector. Previously, a genoserotyping method using the MOL-PCR and Luminex technology was developed for the identification of the 6 Salmonella serotypes, and their variants, subjected to an official control in the Belgian food sector. In this study, 3 additional assays using th…

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