OCCURRENCE OF CAMPYLOBACTER SPECIES , SALMONELLA SPECIES AND GENERIC ESCHERICHIA COLI IN MEAT PRODUCTS FROM RETAIL OUTLETS IN THE FARGO METROPOLITAN AREA

@inproceedings{Kegode2008OCCURRENCEOC,
  title={OCCURRENCE OF CAMPYLOBACTER SPECIES , SALMONELLA SPECIES AND GENERIC ESCHERICHIA COLI IN MEAT PRODUCTS FROM RETAIL OUTLETS IN THE FARGO METROPOLITAN AREA},
  author={Redempta B Kegode and Dawn K Doetkott and Margaret L. Khaitsa and Irene V. Wesley},
  year={2008}
}
Foodborne illnesses are a substantial health burden in the United States, with Campylobacter, pathogenic Escherichia coli and Salmonella reported among the major bacterial foodborne pathogens. These organisms are often present in fresh meat and poultry with regional differences in incidence. The objectives of this study were (1) to determine occurrence of foodborne pathogens Campylobacter and Salmonella as well as generic Escherichia coli in raw meats sold in retail grocery stores in the Fargo… CONTINUE READING

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