Epidemiological studies on Clostridium perfringens food poisoning in retail foods.

  title={Epidemiological studies on Clostridium perfringens food poisoning in retail foods.},
  author={Nahed H. Ghoneim and Dr. Aamir Abdullahi Hamza},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={36 3},
Clostridium perfringens is an important anaerobic pathogen causing food-borne gastrointestinal (GI) diseases in humans and animals. Meat and meat products are the most common vehicles of C. perfringens type A food poisoning. Contamination of meat by the intestinal contents of slaughtered animals may serve as an important source of this pathogen to the food supply. One hundred and fifty-five non-outbreak food samples were obtained from meat and retail food and examined for the presence of C… CONTINUE READING


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