Zoonotic Mycobacterium species in fresh cow milk and fresh skimmed, unpasteurised market milk (nono) in Makurdi, Nigeria: implications for public health

@inproceedings{Ofukwu2008ZoonoticMS,
  title={Zoonotic Mycobacterium species in fresh cow milk and fresh skimmed, unpasteurised market milk (nono) in Makurdi, Nigeria: implications for public health},
  author={R. A. Ofukwu},
  year={2008}
}
SUMMARY A study was carried out to determine the presence of and characterize Mycobacterium species in freshly drawn cow milk and nono in markets in Makurdi town, Nigeria, with a view to highlighting implications for public health. Two hundred and eighty five cows out of 590 cattle in three locations, and 90 ‘nono’ samples from 3 markets were studied, using acid-fast microscopy, culture and biochemical tests, from December 2005 to May 2006. Four (1.4%) of the 285 freshly drawn milk and 2 (2.2… CONTINUE READING

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