Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 21239547
Link to DOI – 10.1128/AEM.02159-10
Appl Environ Microbiol 2011 Mar; 77(6): 2169-73
Listeria monocytogenes strains (n = 117) were screened for the presence of stress survival islet 1 (SSI-1). SSI-1(+) strains (32.5%) belonged mainly to serotypes 1/2c, 3b, and 3c. All sequence type 121 (ST-121) strains included (n = 7) possessed homologues to Listeria innocua genes lin0464 and lin0465 instead of SSI-1.