Product Code TM 2406
Yersinia is a genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae and are defined as rod-shaped to coccobacilli, Gram-negative bacteria. Tween Esterase Test Agar Base is recommended for differentiation of Yersinia spp. by the ISO Committee for identification of Yersinia species. The method is applicable to products intended for human consumption or for the feeding animals, and to environmental samples in the area of food production and food handling. Yersiniosis caused by Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis are characterized by acute diarrhea and fever. Transmission occurs via the oral-fecal route by contaminated water and foods, or by infected individuals or animals. Hospital transmission as well as through blood transfusion has also been reported Y. enterocolitica is a psychrotrophic bacteria and multiplies in cold-stored foods.
recommended for con?rmation of Yersinia enterocolitica
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