Antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity of Escherichia coli isolated from common dairy products in the Lebanon.

@article{Saleh2009AntimicrobialRA,
  title={Antimicrobial resistance and pathogenicity of Escherichia coli isolated from common dairy products in the Lebanon.},
  author={Imane Saleh and Omar Zouhairi and Nisreen H. Alwan and Amale A Hawi and Elie Barbour and Steve M Harakeh},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={39-52}
}
In a recent study, bacteria have been isolated from popular Lebanese dairy products, which had been collected in the Beqaa Valley, in north-eastern Lebanon. The foods investigated were two cheeses (shankleesh and baladi) and a dried fermented mixture of yogurt and wheat grains (kishk). Bacterial colonies on McConkey and sorbitol-McConkey agar that showed the morphology of Escherichia coli were biochemically tested and then classified, using PCR-based assays, into the various strains of… CONTINUE READING

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