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Sheep/goat forequarters procured from freshly slaughtered animals were decontaminated with hot water and inoculated with Staphylococcus aureus, Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. The forequarters were individually spray washed with 2% lactic acid and 1.5% acetic + 1.5% propionic acid combination. Total viable count (TVC) of(More)
Introduction fever, watery diarrhea and nausea [5]. Heat-stable (ST) and heat labile (LT), these two enterotoxins, produced Escherichia coli strains are usually recovered by this category plays a distinct role in the from intestinal tracts of human, poultry, animal and pathogenesis. Two classes of heat-stable toxins, STa commonly present in soil, water and(More)
BACKGROUND The magnitude of food-borne illnesses in India is unknown because of lack of surveillance networks. Monitoring the prevalence of food-borne pathogens and indicators of contamination in primary production at abattoirs is imperative for creating a data bank and for effective control of such pathogens before they enter the food chain. METHODOLOGY(More)
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