Applied Microbiology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2471-9315

Hassan S

Dr, Department of Department of Aquaculture and Zoology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India

  • Short Communication   
    Assessment of Bacterial Flora in Seven Fish Species Sold in Govindpura Market of Bhopal
    Author(s): Hassan S* and Qureshi TA

    A study was carried out to investigate the bacterial load and the occurrence of potential pathogens from healthy seven fishes sold in Govindpura fish market. The skin, gills, muscles and intestine of the fish were examined. The samples were collected by swabbing aseptically over the areas of the fish and then processed for bacterial count, followed by isolation and identification of potential pathogens. Microbial load analysis revealed that the total viable count of bacteria ranged from 1.5-10.5 × 103 cfu/g. The results show that the bacterial load of samples collected from Govindpura fish markets falls within the standard microbiological acceptable limit. The biochemical identification tests of the bacterial isolates confirm the presence of the following bacteria: Aeromonas hydrophilla, Pseudomonas fluorescence, Shigella sp., Salmonella spp., Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Straph.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2471-9315.22.8.215

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