Byron Brehm-Stecher - Simple adhesive-tape-based sampling of tomato surfaces combined with rapid fluorescence in situ hybridization for Salmonella detection.

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      Appl Environ   Microbiol. 2009 Mar;75(5):1450-5. Epub 2009 Jan 5.


      A simple adhesive-tape-based method for sampling of tomato   surfaces was combined with fluorescence in situ hybridization for   rapid culture-independent detection of Salmonella strains. Tapes   could also be placed face-down on selective agar for on-tape   enrichment of captured Salmonella cells. Overlay of cell-charged   tapes with small volumes of liquid enrichment media enabled   subsequent detection of tape-captured Salmonella via flow   cytometry.

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