publication . Article . 2005

Listeria spp. in the raw milk and dairy products in Antakya, Turkey

Osman Aygun; Sevda Pehlivanlar;
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  • Published: 15 Nov 2005 Journal: Food Control, volume 17, pages 676-679 (issn: 0956-7135, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
In this study, the presence of Listeria spp. was investigated in a total of 157 raw milk and dairy product samples sold in Antakya (Antioch). The prevalence of Listeria spp. in raw milk and Turkish white cheese samples was found to be 2.12% and 8.23%, respectively. Listeria monocytogenes was not isolated from raw milk and found in only two cheese samples (2.35%). No Listeria spp. were isolated in any of the butter and yoghurt samples.
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Biotechnology, Food Science, Food science, Listeria, biology.organism_classification, biology, Raw milk, White cheese, Listeria monocytogenes, medicine.disease_cause, medicine
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