pISSN:1309 - 6958       eISSN:2146 - 1953
2005, Cilt 21, Sayı 3-4, Sayfa(lar) 069-074
Isolation and Identification of Listeria monocytogenes From White Pickled Cheese Consumed in Niğde Region
Cemalettin Bağcı, Mahmut Çınar
Niğde Üniversitesi Bor Meslek Yüksekokulu, NİĞDE
Keywords: Listeria, L.monocytogenes, Isolation, Cheese
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This investigation was carried out to isolate and identify the L.monocytogenes from white pickled cheese consumed in Niğde region. In this study, between June-2005, July-2005 50 samples of pickled white cheese were examined in Niğde region. In isolation studies, Listeria Enrichment Broth Base (Oxoid, CM862) was used as enrichment broth and Listeria Selective Agar Base (Oxoid, CM856) was used to isolate the agent. Of 50 white pickled cheese samples, strains of L monocytogenes in 3 samples (6 %), L.innocula in 8 samples (16 %) and L.welshimeri in 2 samples (4 %) were isolated and identified. In conclusion, although what number of the bacteria through this route could infect the human is not known it is considered that there is a potential of Iransmission risk on the Public Health Issues, since L.monocytogenes was identified in white pickled cheese consumed in Niğde and its province.