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- Langsrud, Solveig, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- International journal of food microbiology 2017 v.241 pp. 215-224
- Listeria monocytogenes; alleles; antibacterial properties; bacteria; benzalkonium chloride; biofilm; disinfectants; disinfection; fish processing plants; food industry; food processing; growth retardation; meat processing plants; minimum inhibitory concentration; multiple-locus variable number tandem-repeat analysis; quaternary ammonium compounds; sanitation
- ... The antibacterial effect of disinfectants is crucial for the control of Listeria monocytogenes in food processing environments. Tolerance of L. monocytogenes to sublethal levels of disinfectants based on quaternary ammonium compounds (QAC) is conferred by the resistance determinants qacH and bcrABC. The presence and distribution of these genes have been anticipated to have a role in the survival a ...