Isolation and Biochemical Identification of Clostridium perfringens from Raw Beef Sold in Retail Outlets in Zaria Metropolis , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Tizhe2015IsolationAB,
  title={Isolation and Biochemical Identification of Clostridium perfringens from Raw Beef Sold in Retail Outlets in Zaria Metropolis , Nigeria},
  author={John Q. Tizhe and Mohammed Bello and Junaidu Kabir and Jasini A. Musa and Nkrumah J. Lamurde},
  year={2015}
}
  • John Q. Tizhe, Mohammed Bello, +2 authors Nkrumah J. Lamurde
  • Published 2015
Clostridium perfringens is a leading cause of bacterial food-borne illness in countries where consumption of meat and poultry is high. The bacteria being saprozoonotic causes food poisoning and wound infections in humans and enterotoxaemia in animals. The aim of this study was to determine the occurrence of C. perfringens in raw beef. A total of 400 raw beef samples were collected from seven different retail markets and zango abattoir in Zaria, and were screened for the presence of C… CONTINUE READING

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