Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus in fish processing factory
Keywords:Staphylococcus aureus, cold smoked fish, brine
The aim of the presented work was the risk assessment of distribution and prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus during processing of cold-smoked fish. There were totally analyzed 80 samples of fish and 50 swab samples at all stages of the processing. Staphylococcus aureus was detected in 74% of analyzed samples. Brining stage was the important critical control point in cold-smoked fish proceesing.
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