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Cronobacter sp.

  • What is Cronobacter sp. ? What diseases can the bacteria cause?
  • Which are the main groups at risk for Cronobacter sp. ?
  • Where does Cronobacter sp. come from? Does it also exist in the human gut?
  • How does infant formula get contaminated with Cronobacter sp. ? Can other foods also be contaminated?
  • Could there be other bacteria in infant formula that could cause problems, or is it only the Cronobacter sp. ?
  • Is there a risk for Cronobacter sp. when breast-feeding ?
  • Is the risk for Cronobacter sp. similar in all regions and countries?
  • Is there a risk for Cronobacter sp. infection in day-care centers ?


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