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P-ISSN: 2709-9377, E-ISSN: 2709-9385

Journal of Current Research in Food Science

2021, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Inhibitory effect of garlic extract on multidrug resistant Salmonella isolated from broiler chicken meat


Author(s): Gayathri Devi S, Prayag P, Remiz Raja S, Ashifa KM and Saranya Devi K

Abstract: A survey was conducted to screen the presences of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella from broiler chicken meat brought from local retail shops situated at Kozhinjampara, Palakkad, Kerala. Based on the morphological and biochemical characterization, a total of 15 Salmonella sp were isolated. Among 15 isolates, five (S7, S8, S10, S12, S14) isolates exhibited 100% resistance to all tested antibiotics and only one isolate S9 shows sensitivity to maximum antibiotics tested. In the study, garlic extract was tested against antibiotic-resistant isolates and it exhibited maximum inhibition against S12 isolate (30mm) and minimum inhibition against S8 isolate (22mm). The analyses of the garlic extract by GC-MS confirmed that the major components of garlic having antimicrobial activity. The result specified that garlic extract was found to be effective in controlling antibiotic resistance Salmonella species from broiler chicken meat. Therefore, incorporating garlic products in poultry feeds will help reduce antibiotic-resistant pathogenic microbes which causes drastic infections in human beings.

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How to cite this article:
Gayathri Devi S, Prayag P, Remiz Raja S, Ashifa KM, Saranya Devi K. Inhibitory effect of garlic extract on multidrug resistant Salmonella isolated from broiler chicken meat. J Curr Res Food Sci 2021;2(2):27-33.
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