Volume 7, Issue 4 (December 2020)                   J. Food Qual. Hazards Control 2020, 7(4): 175-180 | Back to browse issues page

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Lukman D, Sari D, Pisestyani H. Occurrence and Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli in Street-Vended Kebab in Dramaga, Bogor, Indonesia. J. Food Qual. Hazards Control. 2020; 7 (4) :175-180
URL: http://jfqhc.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-767-en.html
Department of Infectious Animal Diseases and Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, IPB University, Indonesia , dennylukman@apps.ipb.ac.id
Abstract:   (164 Views)
Background: Kebab is one of the popular ready-to-eat foods in Indonesia and sold as a street food. The purpose of this study was to determine occurrence and antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli in street-vended kebab in Dramaga, Bogor, Indonesia.
Methods: Totally, 43 samples of kebab meat were collected from street food kebab vendors. Examinations on Total Plate Count (TPC), and total E. coli using Most Probable Number (MPN) method were referred to the Indonesia National Standard. The antibiotic resistance test was carried out using the Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion method.
Results: The mean of TPC in kebab samples was 5.3 log10 Colony Forming Unit (CFU)/g. Based on TPC, 13 out of 43 (30.2%) of kebab samples did not comply with the Indonesia National Standard with maximum acceptable level of 5 log10 CFU/g. E. coli was identified in