TOXICOLOGY ON FISHERIES PROCESSING – 3 (2 – 1) DISEASES ARE CAUSED BY MICROORGANISMS

Susanto, Eko (2010) TOXICOLOGY ON FISHERIES PROCESSING – 3 (2 – 1) DISEASES ARE CAUSED BY MICROORGANISMS. [Teaching Resource] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Characteristic of C. botulinum Gram positive, endospore-forming anaerobes. Botulism is characterized as a rare paralytic disease caused by a nerve toxin produced by the pathogen. The rod-shaped organisms grow best in low-oxygen environments. Proteolityc C. botulinum is a highly dangerous pathogen. Staphylococus aureus Staphylococci are ubiquitous in air, dust, sewage, water, milk, & many foods & on food equipments, environmental surface, human & animals. 30 – 50 % of population are nasal & throat carrier. 15 % are skin carrier (hands esp. patients & staff in hospitals having a carier rate 80%) Skin lesson exp. boils & infection of cuts & burns. Human faeces & clothing. Cows & goat. Food products with high protein is a good growth substrates for S. aureus.

Item Type:Teaching Resource
Uncontrolled Keywords:disease, microorganism, toxicology
Subjects:S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions:Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences > Department of Fisheries
ID Code:25098
Deposited By:Mr Eko Susanto
Deposited On:31 Dec 2010 19:24
Last Modified:31 Dec 2010 19:24

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