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A Survey on Bacterial Contamination of Consumpted Foods in Belonging ‎Centers of Baqiyatallah University of Medical sciences
Tavakoli H. R. *, Karimi Zarchi A. A., Izadi M.
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Introduction. Bacteria are the most important factors for food contamination and intoxications, ‎and more than 70% of these diseases are only due to a couple of important bacteria( ‎Staphylococcus aureus, Eschersia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Clostridium perfringenes and ‎Bacillus cereus).The aims of this study are determining of microbial contamination and survey of ‎Coli forms and pathogens bacteria in the consumpted foods and compaired to international ‎standards as well.‎

Material and Methods. In this descriptive study, 72 samples of 4 types of consumpted foods in ‎‎6 centers evaluated and tested with respect to bacteria contamination with the standards method ‎of American Public Health Association(APHA) and Food and Drug Administration(FDA).‎

Results. According to total bacteria and coli form count and contamination to pathogenic ‎bacteria, roast meat and fish are known as the most contaminated and safe foods respectively. ‎ From 18 tested samples , 7 sample ( 38.9% ) and 10 samples ( 55.6% ) contaminated with E.coli ‎and S.aureus respectively. None of 72 tested samples were also confirmed with respect to ‎Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.‎

Discussion. According to bacterial standard of cooked foods, some of prepared foods in the ‎belonging centers to Baqyatallah University were contaminated more than the recognized ‎standard level, that is possibilities of the university.‎

Keywords: Food Contamination, Bacteria, Intoxication ‎
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Received: 2008/02/25 | Published: 2007/07/15
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Tavakoli H. R., Karimi Zarchi A. A., Izadi M.. A Survey on Bacterial Contamination of Consumpted Foods in Belonging ‎Centers of Baqiyatallah University of Medical sciences. J Mil Med. 2007; 9 (2) :89-95
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