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- Gehring, A. G., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Austin Immunology 2016 v.1 no.2 pp. 1007
- Shiga toxin; agar; culture media; detection limit; diagnostic sensitivity; digestive system diseases; enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; fresh produce; humans; reproducibility; virulence
- ... Shiga Toxin (Stx) is one of the major virulence factors produced by Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) that cause severe human intestinal diseases. Although a few commercial assays for Stxs are available, they only detect a subset of Stxs. In this study, two new immunoassays, Abraxis Stx1 and Stx2, were evaluated and compared with the widely used Premier EHEC kit using the same set of standards ...