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Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Incidence of food borne pathogens of chicken sold in and around greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation

Author(s):
P Vasanth Kumar, Sujatha Singh, N Krishnaiah, M Shashi Kumar and B Kala Kumar
Abstract:
To study the incidence of food borne pathogens of chicken sold in and around Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. A total of 150 chicken samples were collected from each source i.e. Large scale processing centers, Hygienically maintained chicken shops and Road side slaughtering stalls. The incidence of S. auerus was 100% in the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls, 84% in the samples from large scale processing centers and it was in between two sources (96%) in the samples from hygienically maintained chicken shops were recorded. All the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls and hygienically maintained chicken shops were positive for E. Coli. where as 96% of the chicken samples from Large scale processing centers were positive for E. Coli. The incidence of Salmonella spp was 92% in the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls, 76% in the samples from large scale processing centers, which was less and it was in between (88%) in the samples from hygienically maintained chicken shops. The incidence of Clostridium spp was 84% in the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls, 68% in the samples from large scale processing centers and (78%) in the samples from hygienically maintained chicken shops. The incidence of Listeria spp. was high (70%) in the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls, less (56%) in the samples from large scale processing centers and it was in between (64%) in the samples from hygienically maintained shops. The incidence of Campylobacter spp. was 56% in the chicken samples from road side slaughtering stalls, whereas 42% and 50% in the samples from large scale processing centers and hygienically maintained chicken shops respectively.
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How to cite this article:
P Vasanth Kumar, Sujatha Singh, N Krishnaiah, M Shashi Kumar, B Kala Kumar. Incidence of food borne pathogens of chicken sold in and around greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(3):214-217.

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