New scientific article by JRP BIOPIGEE published in Microorganisms journal

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New scientific article by JRP BIOPIGEE published in Microorganisms journal

Q. Are you interested in the zoonotic disease of salmonellosis?​
Q. Are you concerned about Salmonella contamination of food and feed products from their contact with surfaces?​

A new scientific article by OHEJP BIOPIGEE, published in Microorganisms journal, evaluated biofilm cultivation models for efficacy testing of disinfectants against Salmonella Typhimurium biofilms.​

Salmonella Typhimurium is a zoonotic bacteria of public health importance as it causes the gastrointestinal infection of salmonellosis. A major route of Salmonella transmission between animals or within the food processing chain is from contact with Salmonella-contaminated surfaces in the environment.

Salmonella are found in biofilms that protect them against disinfectants. The removal and inactivation of biofilms is essential to ensure hygienic conditions.

Since there are no biofilm-specific standards for the efficacy testing of disinfectants against Salmonella – this study assessed three models for disinfectant efficacy testing on Salmonella Typhimurium biofilms. ​

The study found some differences between the tested methods, which can be used to identify the most suitable application method for individual disinfectants.
The research will assist the development of a standardized protocol for testing disinfectant efficacy on biofilms to help identify conditions that are effective against biofilms.​

Congratulations to scientists at Robert Koch Institute, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Animal and Plant Health Agency and University of Heidelberg​.

Richter, A. M., Konrat, K., Osland, A.M., Brook, E., Oastler, C., Vestby, L.K., Gosling, R.J., Nesse. L.L., Arvand, M. (2023). Evaluation of Biofilm Cultivation Models for Efficacy Testing of Disinfectants against Salmonella Typhimurium Biofilms. Microorganisms. 11(3), 761.

Read this research article here.
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