The food-borne identity

Salter, Susannah J.
August 2014
Nature Reviews Microbiology;Aug2014, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p533
Academic Journal
The article focuses on researches conducted for analyzing the use of whole-genome sequencing of the bacterial pathogens for controlling food born diseases. According to researches conducted by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bacterial infections are the major causes of food born diseases out of which Salmonella bacteria caused largest number of infections in year 2013.


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