Campylobacter and Salmonella Contamination of Fresh Chicken Meat
Campylobacter and Salmonella species are an important cause for bacterial enteritis in man. The aim of the present epidemiological survey was to examine the contamination of fresh chicken breast meat with these two bacterial species. Altogether, 1853 packets of German, Dutch and French origin were purchased from local retail markets over a period of 21 weeks, in 1994. Altogether 90 samples weekly, about 30 of identical origin and packing date, were investigated.
KeywordsHydrolysis Agar Catalase Cephalothin Indoxyl
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