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Effect of Sub-Lethal Environmental Stresses on the Cell Survival and Antibacterial Susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes PTCC1297

Mohammad Faezi-Ghasemi 1 , * and Samaneh Kazemi 2
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1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran
2 Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: January 28, 2015, 17 (1); e1915
  • Published Online: November 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 2, 2013
  • Accepted: May 20, 2013

To Cite: Faezi-Ghasemi M, Kazemi S. Effect of Sub-Lethal Environmental Stresses on the Cell Survival and Antibacterial Susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes PTCC1297, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(1):e1915.

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