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Pheno Extreme – Bacillus Anthracis

Pheno Extreme – Bacillus Anthracis

This rod-shaped, gram-positive bacterium that utilises: foodborne and airborne vectors to infect humans. The Bacillus Anthracis species cause anthrax using the anthrax toxin, and without treatment; infection usually results in death. The bacterium usually survives in soil; and so, cross contamination via the improver washing of produce occur. When the ... Read More
 
Pheno Extreme – Salmonella

Pheno Extreme – Salmonella

Salmonella is a food poisoning type which is caused by Salmonella enterica bacterium. The bacteria lives in the gut of many farm animals and can affect milk, meat, eggs and poultry. Foods such as vegetables and fruit become contaminated via contact with manure in the soil. It is impossible to ... Read More
 
Pheno Extreme – Legionella

Pheno Extreme – Legionella

Legionellosis is a term for diseases caused by legionella bacteria including legionnaires disease. Legionnaires disease is a fatal form of pneumonia, the risk of the disease increases with age.  The legionella pneumophila and related bacteria are found in natural water sources such as rivers and lakes. They may be found ... Read More
 
Pheno Extreme – E.Coli O157

Pheno Extreme – E.Coli O157

Escherichia Coli O157 is a bacterial infection that can cause diarrhoea, kidney failure and stomach pain. E coli is found in the gut and droppings of animals. It can be caught by eating contaminated food, touching infected animals, contact with people who have the E-coli infection and drinking water from ... Read More
 
Pheno Extreme – HAV

Pheno Extreme – HAV

Pheno Extreme – AMD HAV Hepatitis A Virus quantitative Detection Kit Overview. Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. The virus is primarily spread when an uninfected (and unvaccinated) person ingests food or water that is contaminated with the faeces of an infected person. Hepatitis ... Read More
 
Pheno Extreme – Norovirus G I&II

Pheno Extreme – Norovirus G I&II

Pheno Extreme – AMD Norovirus G I&II Detection Kit Overview. Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can get it from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces. The virus causes your stomach or intestines or both to get inflamed. This ... Read More