A new approach for the safety assessment of Enterococcus faecium in the food chain.

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Abstract

Enterococcus faecium is commonly found in high numbers in ready to eat foods, being a member of the bacterial communities of a variety of fermented foods, including cheese and sausages, and is widely used as human and animal probiotic. However, this bacterial species is a leading cause of nosocomial infection, mainly endocarditis and urinary tract infections.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Issues in Food Microbiology Abstract book
Pages499
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event23rd International ICFMH Symposium FoodMicro 2012 - Istanbul
Duration: 3 Sep 20127 Sep 2012

Conference

Conference23rd International ICFMH Symposium FoodMicro 2012
CityIstanbul
Period3/9/127/9/12

Keywords

  • Enterococcus faecium
  • food

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