Isolation and characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from seafoods along the southwest coast of India

@inproceedings{Chakraborty2008IsolationAC,
  title={Isolation and characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from seafoods along the southwest coast of India},
  author={Rekha Devi Chakraborty and Poothavallil Kumaran Surendran and Toms Cheriath Joseph},
  year={2008}
}
The work was aimed to study the microbial quality of the seafood sold in the domestic markets and incidence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Samples comprising of shellfish, finfish, and cephalopods were collected from various fish markets in and around Cochin. Presumed V. parahaemolyticus were identified by standard biochemical tests, and further confirmed by polymerase chain reaction targeting species-specific tl gene (450 bp). About 81% of the samples were found to exceed the limits specified for… CONTINUE READING
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