, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 390–392 | Cite as

Toxingen-Profiling bei Bakterien der Bacillus cereus-Gruppe

  • Ute MesselhäußerEmail author
  • Ulrich Busch
  • Maria Butzenlechner
Wissenschaft · Methoden Lebensmittelmikrobiologie


Differentiation of bacteria of the Bacillus cereus group often plays a minor role in the area of food microbiology, especially in routine laboratory diagnostics. Bacteria of the B. cereus group are more often used as hygienic parameter; however, a thorough risk assessment with respect to their potential for causing foodborne illnesses is frequently neglected. The detection of different toxin gene profiles of presumptive B. cereus strains allows a comprehensive risk assessment in the context of pre — ventive consumer protection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ute Messelhäußer
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ulrich Busch
    • 1
  • Maria Butzenlechner
    • 1
  1. 1.Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und LebensmittelsicherheitOberschleißheimGermany
  2. 2.Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL)OberschleißeimGermany

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