ISSN: 2249–9504
CAS CODEN: IJPCDX

STUDIES ONMICROFLORA AND THEIR ROLE ON EGG SHELL CONTAMINATION AND INFECTION

Abstract

Author(s): B.Indhu1, S.Muthusami1and N.Thirunavukkarasu

The eggs are contaminated in many ways. The contamination detected was many microbial tests. The eggs were collected in farms mini markets, supermarkets, consumers. Samples were collected at 4 different kinds of units and the total number of samples collected was 62, each sample consisted of 4 eggs. From this study, we observed the different kinds of microbe in the different egg sample. The egg samples are egg white and egg shell. From the biochemical results and microscopic observation we can conclude the Salmonellasp., E.coli.,Campylobacter, Staphylococus aureusand Coliform. Results from the microbial analysis of total count showed that eggs collected from forms and mini markets are more contaminated then eggs from supermarkets and consumers.

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