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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(5): 2866-2873
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.605.325


Microbiological Study of Raw Milk Collected from Local Milk Vendors of Lucknow District, UP, India
Amit Kumar Singh and Uma Shankar*
Department of Microbiology/Life Sciences, Singhania University, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted to evaluate physicochemical and bacteriological quality of raw milk in Lucknow city. Milk samples were collected randomly encompassing whole city from milk vendors and milk vending shops for bacterial contamination. Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria and other germs that can make you very sick or even kill you. While it is possible to get foodborne illnesses from many different foods, raw milk is one of the riskiest of all. Getting sick from raw milk can mean many days of diarrhea, stomach cramping, and vomiting.  It is also responsible for kidney failure, paralysis and chronic disorders. In the present study the samples were collected from local vendors and by using microbiological approaches among many of the most harmful Coliforms bacteria are found in abundant. The whole study revealed that the various pathogenic bacteria like Coliforms bacteria is found in row milk of local vendors which lead to the various severe and chronic diseases.


Keywords: Raw milk, Physicochemical parameters, Milk, Coliform count.
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Amit Kumar Singh and Uma Shankar. 2017. Microbiological Study of Raw Milk Collected from Local Milk Vendors of Lucknow District, UP, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(5): 2866-2873. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.605.325