Traditional methods of analysis for listeria monocytogenes

Rui Magalhães, Cristina Mena, Vânia Ferreira, Gonçalo Almeida, Joana Silva, Paula Teixeira*

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Abstract

Conventional methods for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in foods and environmental samples rely on selective pre-enrichment, enrichment, and plating. This is followed by confirmation of suspected colonies by testing a limited number of biochemical markers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationListeria monocytogenes
Subtitle of host publicationmethods and protocols
EditorsEdward M. Fox, Hélène Bierne, Beatrix Stessl
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages3-16
Number of pages14
Volume2220
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9781071609828
ISBN (Print)9781071609842, 9781071609811
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume2220
ISSN (Print)1064-3745
ISSN (Electronic)1940-6029

Keywords

  • Confirmation
  • Culture methods
  • Detection
  • Enrichment
  • Enumeration
  • ISO standards
  • Most probable number
  • Selective media

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