Presencia de listeria monocytogenes en canales porcinas en Lima, Peru

Translated title of the contribution: Presence of listeria monocytogenes in pig carcasses in Lima, Peru

Waldo Barrientos H. Edy, Raúl Lucas L. Juan, Ramos D. Daphne, Rebatta T. Mónica, Arbaiza F. Teresa

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in pig carcasses in Lima, Peru. Samples were collected from the the surface of 88 carcasses in a slaughterhouse. Samples were enriched with BLEB medium and PALCAM broth. The pathogen was identified using the in situ hybridization molecular technique. The 13.9 ± 6.1% of carcasses were positive to L. monocytogenes, possibly due to deficiencies in the application and control of good manufacturing practices and standard sanitary operations in the slaughterhouse.

Translated title of the contributionPresence of listeria monocytogenes in pig carcasses in Lima, Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)135-139
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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