MILK HYGIENE iN KHARTOUM STATE:BACTERIAL CONTENT oF GOAT MILK

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2015-03-24
Authors
Ahmed, Sumia
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uofk
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This study was carried out to determine the bacterial load of raw milk from domestic goats in Alsahafa Area in the State of Khartoum. The hygienic condition under which the raw goat milk was procured was also studied. From Alsahafa area 40 goat milk samples were collected to achieve the objective of the studies. The objectives of the Study were: To obtain information about the Bacterial load and the presence of the pathogenic bacteria of the Coliforms and the genera Brucella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus in goat milk . The total microscopic count reported ranged between 7.8 x 105 to 3.81 x106 cell/ml. Results achieved are indicating that raw goats milk is hazardous for the consumers when consumed as raw milk . Hygiene control measures are needed during handling and treatment of the milk collected from goats for human consumption.
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63page
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MILK HYGIENE,GOAT,KHARTOUM STATE
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