A cross-sectional study on the microbiological quality and safety of raw chicken meats sold in Nairobi, Kenya

@inproceedings{Odwar2014ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study on the microbiological quality and safety of raw chicken meats sold in Nairobi, Kenya},
  author={Joyce Arua Odwar and Gideon Mutie Kikuvi and James Ngumo Kariuki and Samuel M. Kariuki},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2014}
}
Chicken is a rich source of meat protein and is increasingly being consumed in urban areas in Kenya. However, under poor hygienic environment, raw chicken meat presents an ideal substrate supporting the growth of pathogenic Escherichia coli and Coliform bacteria indicating the potential presence of other pathogenic bacteria; this may constitute a major source of food-borne illnesses in humans. This study sought to assess the microbiological quality and safety of raw chicken meat sold in Nairobi… CONTINUE READING
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