DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.047
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Vinit Set, Yasuhiro Inatsu, Borarin Buntong, Sopheap Ek, Thong Kong, Vouchsim Kong

Abstract: Contaminations of E.coli and Salmonella on vegetables are the major cause of bacterial foodborne diarrhea in humans worldwide. Fresh vegetables normally carry natural non-pathogenic epiphytic microorganisms, but during growth, harvest, transportation and further handling the produce can be contaminated with foodborne pathogens from animals and human sources. In most cases, these products are consumed raw or lightly cooked, so that their microbial content may represent a risk factor for the consumers' health, w…

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