PREVALENCE OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7 IN FRESH AND ROASTED BEEF IN KANO CITY, NIGERIA

@inproceedings{Tofa2008PREVALENCEOE,
  title={PREVALENCE OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7 IN FRESH AND ROASTED BEEF IN KANO CITY, NIGERIA},
  author={Dawkin Tofa},
  year={2008}
}
The prevalence of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli 0157:H7 in 300 fresh beef and 150 roasted beef samples from Kano city Nigeria was determined, by direct plating on Sorbitol MacConkey agar (CT-SMAC) supplemented with Cefexime 50µg/L and Potassium tellurite 25mg/L and resuscitation on Trypticase Soy Broth (TSB) at 25 0 C for two hours for roasted beef samples. Presumptive colonies were confirmed by using E. coli 0157:H7 latex agglutination test kit. Prevalence rate of 53% was obtained in… CONTINUE READING