Isolation and Identification of Bacteria Involved in The Contamination of Some Selected Fast Foods Sold Within WUNTIN Dada Area, Bauchi
The isolation and identification of bacteria involved in the contamination of some selected fast food sold within
Wuntin Dada area Bauchi was carried out. A total number of 50 samples were collected randomly at 5 different locations.
The organisms isolated were Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cerus, Escherichia coli, and Klebsiella pneumonia. They were
identified based on their colonial, morphological and biochemical characterization. this study showed cheese collected in
location A has the number of bacteria (3.5x102) and Masa collected from location B has the lower number of bacteria
(1.53x102). Therefore there is need for proper hygiene practice in the area.
Key words- Isolation Identification Bacteria Contamination Fast Foods