E.coli (STEC) research

Find out about the STEC science programme for Escheveria coli and associated research projects and reports.

STEC science programme

The STEC science programme is intended to identify reservoirs and sources of E. coli, quantify any human health risk, and to identify, implement, and evaluate effective control measures.

Research projects and reports

The following projects and reports for shiga toxin-producing E.coli include attribution, baseline food and environmental surveys, growth and inactivation kinetics, and control measures.

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Detection and enumeration of Yersinia enterocolitica from raw pork - Pilot survey
Report
Diagnostic and public health management practices of foodborne bacterial diseases
Report
Discussion document on pathogens in fruits and vegetables in New Zealand
Report
Escherichia coli and STEC: An overview
Report
Microbiological survey of pre-packaged leafy salads available at retail in New Zealand
Technical paper
Microbiological survey of retail fresh produce of imported domestic conventional and domestic organic origin - Final report September 2009
Report
NZ food monitoring programme - Food safety and hydroponically cultivated vegetables - June 1999
Report
PFGE analysis of meat isolates of E. coli O157:H7 in New Zealand
Report
PFGE analysis of meat isolates of E. coli O157:H7 in New Zealand (2011)
Technical paper
PFGE typing of human case and food isolates of E.Coli 0157:H7 in New Zealand
Report
PFGE typing of meat isolates of E. coli O157:H7 in New Zealand - Final report
Report
Pilot microbiological survey of processed animal feeds
Technical paper
Revalidation of screen test kits for E. coli O157:H7 - Follow-up evaluation
Report
Revalidation of screen test kits for Escherichia coli O157:H7
Report
Review of microbial pathogen inactivation relevant to sous vide cooking at temperatures below 55°C
Technical paper
Risk profile: Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in raw milk
Technical paper
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