Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2016

  • Prevalence of Escherichia coli in Fish and Shrimps obtained from Retail Fish Markets in & around Kolkata, India

    Chandraval Dutta, Chandan Sengupta

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 27 February 2016
    Accepted: 17 May 2016
    Published: 17 June 2016
    Abstract: The work was aimed to study prevalence of Escherichia coli contamination in fish and shrimp sold in retail markets at Kolkata, India in different seasons. E. coli was identified by standard microbiological, biochemical tests, and further confirmed by 16S rRNA PCR.The faecal coliform loads in fish and shrimp samples were assessed. The bacterium was ... Show More