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Incidence of Pathogenic Staphylococci in Milk and Milk Products


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1 Dairy Technology Lab., Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan
2 Department of Biological Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
     

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From the survieliance data published from many countries, it is evident that Staphylococcus aureus infections and intoxications rather than abating are on the increase. Dairy products are the major sources of staphylococcal intoxication and surveys conducted to determine the incidence of staphylococci in dairy products revealed that it was not uncommon for raw milk but its products were also found contaminated with coagulase positive staphylococci.
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Tariq Masud
Dairy Technology Lab., Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan
Abdul Bari
Department of Biological Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
M. Amin Shah
Dairy Technology Lab., Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan

Abstract


From the survieliance data published from many countries, it is evident that Staphylococcus aureus infections and intoxications rather than abating are on the increase. Dairy products are the major sources of staphylococcal intoxication and surveys conducted to determine the incidence of staphylococci in dairy products revealed that it was not uncommon for raw milk but its products were also found contaminated with coagulase positive staphylococci.