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Gary Lum glum at ozemail.com.au
Fri Aug 20 05:22:53 EST 1999

Joan Marie Shields wrote:

> People can only develop antibodies to organisms that they have been
> exposed to - via vaccination or to exposure.  I can't give you a food-
> borne pathogen example but I can give you two others: polio outbreaks
> in the US and the diptheria outbreak in the former Soviet Union in
> 1990.

Human Rotavirus is a reasonable example where mucous membrane antibodies
are produced.

> >2. a number of large outbreaks may not be prevented by refrigeration, is
> >that not so?

Listeria and Yersinia both grow well at refrigerator temperatures.


Dr Gary Lum, Director of Pathology, Royal Darwin Hospital
Microbiologists do it with culture and sensitivity
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