Microbial procedure: Coliforms and Escherichia coli
Coliforms are Gram-negative, non-sporing, facultatively anaerobic rods which ferment lactose, producing acid and gas within 48 hrs and they belong to the family Enterobacteriaceae. Presented in the paper is the methodology of examining the presence of coliforms and E. coli for fish and fishery products.
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