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Salmonella in meat.

Narasimha Rao, D. (1983) Salmonella in meat. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 20 (4). 156-160, 18 ref..

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Abstract

200 mutton carcasses from Mysore city slaughterhouse (MCSH) 100 from retail shops (RS) and 100 from a modern abattoir (MA) situated at CFTRI were examined for Salmonella. 9% of carcasses from MCSH and 8% from RS showed the presence of Salmonella, but none was detected in MA samples. Chopping blocks, knives and the rectal swabs from animals in slaughterhouses were contaminated with Salmonella. The serotypes isolated included S. gaminaru, S. adelaide, S. virchow, S. newport, and S. paratyphi B. These were tested on mice, rabbits and guinea pigs and the extent of virulence was determined. The results indicate that Salmonella was more virulent to mice than to rabbits or guinea pigs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SALMONELLA-; sheep carcasses, salmonellae in; CARCASSES-; SHEEP-; salmonellae in sheep carcasses
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 07 Life Sciences > 04 Microbiology
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 28 Meat, Fish & Poultry
Divisions: Meat Fish and Poultry Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 05:12
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 09:54
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/6667

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