Prevalence of bacterial contaminants in domestic kitchen sinks and laundry machines in houses of Mosul, and the effect of common disinfectants

Ghada A. M. Al-Taee, Sahar S. B. Al-Naqqar, Shababa A. Bahjet
2007 Journal of education and science  
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ‫ﻭ‬ Klebsiella ‫ـﺭﺍﺕ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻤﻁﻬـ‬ ‫ﺍﻥ‬ ‫ـﺎﺌﺞ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻨﺘـ‬ ‫ـﺭﺕ‬ ‫ﻭﺍﻅﻬـ‬ Nahypochlorite, fenetol, chloroxylenol, hexavlon ‫ﺍﻟﻌـﺯﻟﺘﻴﻥ‬ ‫ﻀـﺩ‬ ‫ﺘﺜﺒﻴﻁﻴﺔ‬ ‫ﻓﻌﺎﻟﻴﺔ‬ ‫ﺍﻅﻬﺭﺕ‬ ‫ﻭﻜﺎﻥ‬ ‫ﺍﻟﻤﻁﻬﺭﻴﻥ‬ Na-hypochlorite ‫ﻭ‬ chloroxylenol ‫ﻓﻌﺎﻟﻴﺔ‬ ‫ﺍﻻﻜﺜﺭ‬ ‫ﻫﻤﺎ‬ . ‫ﺍﻟﻤﻁﻬـﺭﺍﺕ‬ ‫ﺠﻤﻴـﻊ‬ ‫ﻤﺒﺎﺸﺭﺓ‬ ‫ﺍﻻﻀﺎﻓﺔ‬ ‫ﺒﻌﺩ‬ ‫ﻓﻌﺎﻟﻴﺘﻬﺎ‬ ‫ﺍﻅﻬﺭﺕ‬ . ABSTRACT A total of (107) samples, (54) from kitchen sinks, and (53) from laundry machines were obtained from houses in the city of Mosul . Samples were analyzed for the
more » ... ce of Mesophilic aerobic bacteria, Pseudomonas, Staphylococci, and enterobacteriaceae. Results showed that 94.4 % of sink samples were contaminated with one or more microorganisms. Pseudomonas Prevalence of bacterial contaminants .... 24 and Klebsiella were the two dominant bacteria in addition to coagulase negative micrococcaceae, E. coli, Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Proteus and Salmonella. Also, 69% of laundry machines were contaminated mostly with pseudomonas, and coagulase negative micrococcaceae , in addition to Enterobacter and Citrobacter . disinfectant were evaluated against Pseudomonas aeroginosa and Klebsiella :Lenol, Fenetol, Hexavlon, Aredol, Chloroxylenol, and Nahypochlorite. The latter was the most effective shortly after its addition .
doi:10.33899/edusj.2007.5907 fatcat:2xejzynlvfbxngzumyxyqs4rbq