publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Multi–antibiotic resistant bacteria in frozen food (ready to cook food) of animal origin sold in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sultana, Fouzia; Kamrunnahar,; Afroz, Hafsa; Jahan, Afroz; Fakruddin, Md.; Datta, Suvamoy;
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  • Published: 01 May 2014 Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, volume 4, pages S268-S271 (issn: 2221-1691, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Objective: To investigate the bacterial load and antibiotic resistance pattern of bacterial isolates obtained from (ready to cook) frozen food samples of animal origin in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Methods: A total of 20 samples of frozen ready to cook food of animal origin were purchased from different separate grocery stores in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bacteria were isolated and identified based on the basis of biochemical properties. Results: A total of 57 isolates has been isolated from 20 samples, of them 35.08% were Gram positive and 64.92% were Gram negative organisms. Highest percentages of isolated organisms were Staphylococcocus spp. (24.56%), Alcaligene spp. ...
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free text keywords: Multi-antibiotic, Frozen food, RC955-962, Antimicrobial resistance, Animal origin, Veterinary, Food-borne disease, Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine, Antibiogram, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Multi–antibiotic resistant bacteria in frozen food (ready to cook food) of animal origin sold in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sultana, Fouzia; Kamrunnahar,; Afroz, Hafsa; Jahan, Afroz; Fakruddin, Md.; Datta, Suvamoy;