Phage Preparation Effective Against Shigella spp.
ShigaShield™ is an all-natural, non-chemical antimicrobial preparation for controlling the foodborne/waterborne bacterial pathogen Shigella. The active ingredients of ShigaShield™ are naturally occurring lytic bacteriophages that selectively and specifically kill Shigella, including strains belonging to the three major disease-causing species S. flexneri, S. sonnei and S. dysenteriae.
ShigaShield™ is specifically designed for treating foods that are at high risk for Shigella contamination including ready-to-eat meat and poultry, fish (including smoked fish), shellfish, fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, and dairy products including cheese. SalmoFresh™ is the choice for eliminating or significantly reducing contamination of food with Shigella because it:
Bacteriophage preparation lytic for Shigella significantly reduces Shigella sonnei contamination in various foods.
PLoS One , 2017
Soffer N, Woolston J, Li M, Das C, Sulakvelidze A.
Bacteriophage administration significantly reduces Shigella colonization and shedding by Shigella-challenged mice without deleterious side effects and distortions in the gut microbiota
Mai V, Ukhanova M, Reinhard MK, Li M, Sulakvelidze A.
Additive Approach for Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Shigella spp. on Contaminated Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Using Bacteriophage Cocktail and Produce Wash.
Journal of Food Protection, 2013
Magnone, J.P., Marek, P.J., Sulakvelidze, A., and Senecal, A.G.
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