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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 873909, 7 pages
Research Article

Biofilm Formation and Adherence Characteristics of Listeria ivanovii Strains Isolated from Ready-to-Eat Foods in Alice, South Africa

1Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Fort Hare, PMB X1314, Alice 5700, South Africa
2Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, P.O. Box 63, Buea, Cameroon

Received 26 October 2012; Accepted 9 December 2012

Academic Editors: J. Sanchez, J. Sóki, and D. Zhou

Copyright © 2012 Mirriam E. Nyenje 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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