Chai, Fung Pui and Chwen Wong, Woan and Ching Chai, Lay and Nillian, Elexson and Mohamad Ghazali, Farinazleen and Yoke, Kqueen Cheah and Nakaguchi, Yoshitsugu and Nishibuchi, Mitsuaki and Radu, Son (2011) Simultaneous detection of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium in sliced fruits using multiplex PCR. Food Control, 22 (2). pp. 337-342. ISSN 0956-7135
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This study aimed to determine the prevalence and quantity of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium in sliced fruits from hawker stalls and hypermarkets in Malaysia. Analysis was carried out using the most probable number (MPN) – multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method. The prevalence of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Typhimurium in 210 samples of sliced fruits examined were 23.3%, 7.6% and 3.8%, respectively with estimated quantity varying from 0 to 19 MPN/g. This study urged the authority to look into the biosafety of sliced fruits in Malaysia.
|Keyword:||Salmonella; Sliced fruits; Multiplex PCR; Simultaneous detection.|
|Subject:||Salmonella food poisoning.|
|Subject:||Foodborne diseases - Prevention.|
|Subject:||Food - Microbiology.|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Food Science and Technology|
|Deposited By:||Khairil Ridzuan Khahirullah|
|Deposited On:||24 May 2012 03:15|
|Last Modified:||24 May 2012 03:15|
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