Indian Journal of Medical Research

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 144  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 327--338

A review on detection methods used for foodborne pathogens


B Priyanka1, Rajashekhar K Patil1, Sulatha Dwarakanath2 
1 Department of Applied Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangaluru, India
2 Nanoscience Diagnostics, Austin, Texas, 78726, USA

Correspondence Address:
B Priyanka
B-103, Purva Panorama, Kalena Agrahara, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru 560 076, Karnataka
India

Foodborne pathogens have been a cause of a large number of diseases worldwide and more so in developing countries. This has a major economic impact. It is important to contain them, and to do so, early detection is very crucial. Detection and diagnostics relied on culture-based methods to begin with and have developed in the recent past parallel to the developments towards immunological methods such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) and molecular biology-based methods such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The aim has always been to find a rapid, sensitive, specific and cost-effective method. Ranging from culturing of microbes to the futuristic biosensor technology, the methods have had this common goal. This review summarizes the recent trends and brings together methods that have been developed over the years.


How to cite this article:
Priyanka B, Patil RK, Dwarakanath S. A review on detection methods used for foodborne pathogens.Indian J Med Res 2016;144:327-338


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Priyanka B, Patil RK, Dwarakanath S. A review on detection methods used for foodborne pathogens. Indian J Med Res [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Jul 16 ];144:327-338
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