Detection and expression of enterotoxin genes in endophytic strains of Bacillus cereus
R.L. Melnick; A.L. Testen; A.M. Poleatewich; P.A. Backman; B.A. Bailey
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Journal of Applied Microbiology
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The aim of this study was to determine whether endophytic Bacillus cereus isolates from agronomic crops possessed genes for the nonhaemolytic enterotoxin (Nhe) and haemolysin BL (HBL) and, therefore, have the potential to cause diarrheal illness in humans.