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Title: [Microbiological studies of spiced beef burgers in Tripoli city, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya]
Authors: El Shrek, Yousef M.
Madi, Nuri S.
El Bakoush, El Amari A.
El Tawil, Abdulrahman M.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: Arabic
Abstract: We investigated the microbiological quality of uncooked and cooked spiced beef burger in restaurants and fast food places in Tripoli city and surrounding areas. Thus 151 samples [92 cooked and 59 uncooked] were analysed microbiologically. The results showed that all samples were highly contaminated with bacteria; 74.5%, 28.8%, 27.1% and 18.6% of the uncooked samples were contaminated with Escherichia coli, Aeromonas spp., Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli O157:H7 respectively. Additionally 11.9%, 9.9%, 5.4% and 3.2% of the cooked samples were contaminated with E. coli, Aeromonas spp., E. coli O157:H7 and S. aureus respectively
Description: 172-178
Keywords: Escherichia coli
Staphylococcus aureus
Subject: Meat Products
ISSN: 1020-3397
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