Food source detection
foodborne diseases refer to diseases caused by pathogenic factors such as toxic and harmful substances (including biological pathogens) that enter the human body through food intake. Generally, it can be divided into infectious and toxic, including common food poisoning, intestinal infectious diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, parasitic diseases and diseases caused by chemical toxic and harmful substances. Diseases caused by food contamination are one of the most widespread health problems in the world today. According to reports, the incidence of food-borne diseases ranks second in the total incidence of various diseases.
Studies have shown that the application of conventional PCR and fluorescent PCR can accurately and timely detect pathogenic bacteria in patient samples, suggesting that it can be used for rapid detection of food poisoning.