publication . Article . 2013

Isolation of pathogenic Escherichia coli from buffalo meat sold in Parbhani city, Maharashtra, India

Vivek Deshmukh;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2013 Journal: Veterinary World (issn: 0972-8988, eissn: 2231-0916, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Veterinary World
Abstract
Aim: Isolation, characterization, in-vitro pathogenicity and antibiogram study of E.coli from buffalo meat sold in Parbhani city. Materials and Methods: Meat samples were collected from buffalo immediately after slaughter. Isolation, identification and enumeration of E. coli were done by following standard methods and protocols. Hemolysin test and Congo red binding assay were used to study in-vitro pathogenicity of E. coli isolates. Disc diffusion method was used to study antibiogram of pathogenic E. coli isolates. Results: A total of 250 buffalo meat samples were collected and processed. A total of 22 (8.80 percent) E. coli isolates were isolated with average d...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: antibiogram, buffalo meat, E. coli, pathogenicity, Animal culture, SF1-1100, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100, General Veterinary, Agar, food.ingredient, food, Virology, Microbiology, Biology, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Gentamicin, medicine.drug, medicine, Enrofloxacin, Food contaminant, Pathogenic Escherichia coli, biology.organism_classification, Tetracycline
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