Infection

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 267–268

Pseudomonas aeruginosa can cause false-positive identification of verotoxin (Shiga-like toxin) production by a commercial enzyme immune assay system for the detection of Shiga-like toxins (SLTs)

  • L. Beutin
  • Sonja Zimmermann
  • Kerstin Gleier
Correspondence (Important Communication)

References

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    Karch, H., Meyer, T. Single primer pair for amplifying segments of distinct Shiga-like toxin genes by polymerase chain reaction. J. Clin. Microbiol. 27 (1989) 2751–2757.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© MMV Medizin Verlag GmbH München 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Beutin
    • 1
  • Sonja Zimmermann
    • 1
  • Kerstin Gleier
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Microbiology, Escherichia coli Reference LaboratoryRobert Koch-InsitutBerlinGermany

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