Study on the presence of fecal coliform and Escherichia coli in Babylonia areolata

Norhaliza Shahari, (2016) Study on the presence of fecal coliform and Escherichia coli in Babylonia areolata. [Undergraduate Final Year Project Report] (Submitted)

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Abstract

Babylonia areolata is a kind of sea snail under the Buccinidae family. The objective of this research is to detect the presence of the fecal coliform and Escherichia coli contained in the B. areolata flesh. Coliform bacteria are a large group of bacteria including the fecal coliform that occur naturally in the intestines of wann- blooded .E. coli is an example of fecal coliform that can be found in the environment, contaminated food and in the intestines. In this research, the presence of fecal colifoim was detected with the Most Probable Number (MPN) of coliform was at 7.4 indicate that the B. areolata flesh was safe for consumption while through IMViC test result, the (+ + - -) pattern obtained indicate the presence of E. coli. However, there were also other bacteria present in the sample such as Klebsiella sp. and Enterobacter aerogenas.

Item Type: Undergraduate Final Year Project Report
Faculty: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
Depositing User: En. Wahyudi Yusra Zulfin
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2016 06:35
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2017 03:59
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/5630
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