Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Prevalence of Bacterial Isolates from Meat and Meat Products in Ilam City

Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Prevalence of Bacterial Isolates from Meat and Meat Products in Ilam City

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Background: The aim of this study was to evaluatethe drug susceptibility pattern of bacteria isolated from raw meat in Ilam city, Iran.

Methods: Total 30 samples (raw meat and meat products) were collected during 2013 collected from butchers and slaughterhouse of Ilam city. Of 20 g of each sample was placed in a sterile bag and placed in Cool Box with 4 ° C and then were transported to the laboratory. The samples were cultured immediately and then biochemical and serological survey was conducted for detection of any bacteria. Finally drug susceptibility testing was performed for all samples.

Results: The most important isolated bacteria were E. coli O157 H7 3.3%,other serotypes of E. coli 24.47%,Pseudomonas aeruginosa 3.47%,Proteus mirabilis 3.47%,Klebsiella pneumoniae 1.47%, Morganella morganii 4.47% and Serratia marcescens 3.47% respectively. The most resistances bacteria including E. …

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