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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 1462405, 8 pages
Research Article

Subboiling Moist Heat Favors the Selection of Enteric Pathogen Clostridium difficile PCR Ribotype 078 Spores in Food

1Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Digestive Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
2Department of Human Sciences, Human Nutrition, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
3Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA

Received 29 February 2016; Accepted 26 April 2016

Academic Editor: Maria Tomás

Copyright © 2016 Alexander Rodriguez-Palacios et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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