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Sanitary condition of "type B" pasteurized milk sold in S. Paulo city, SP (Brazil) in the period from February to August, 1982

Samples of type "B" pasteurized milk collected from different commercial establishments in S. Paulo, city, SP (Brazil) were subjected to microbiological inspection. Thirty-five percent of samples showed psychiotrophs exceeding 10(4)/ml; sixty-five percent showed mesophilic counts exceedinf 4 x 10(4)/ml and sixty-three showed more than two coliforms/ml. Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus were found to occur in 17.5% of the material collected, respectively.

Milk contamination; Food microbiology

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