Analysis of Salmonella sp. Contamination on Unwrapped and Wrapped Food in Darul ‘Ulum Islamic Boarding School Jombang
Introduction: The incidence of typhoid fever in Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia, especially at the Darul ‘Ulum Islamic
Boarding School Jombang is quite high. Based on the medical record in the UNIPDU Medika Hospital in Darul ‘Ulum
Jombang Islamic Boarding School in June - December 2018, a total of 43 students were infected.
Objective: To identify the contamination of Salmonella sp. on unwrapped and wrapped food in Darul ‘Ulum Islamic Boarding
Method: A descriptive-analytical study of Salmonella sp. contamination through microbiological identification on unwrapped
and wrapped food using TSIA Test, SIM Test, and Citrate Test.
Results: Showed that 0 out of 5 unwrapped (0%) and wrapped food (0%) were contaminated with Salmonella sp. Other
bacterial contaminations were also found, Escherichia coli on 3 samples of unwrapped and wrapped food (30%), also
Klebsiella pneumoniae on 4 samples of unwrapped and wrapped food (40%), respectively.
Keywords - Snack, Salmonella sp., and Boarding School