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November 2018. pp. 404-411

Addition of animal manure to soil can provide opportunity for bacterial pathogens contamination of soil, water, and food. This study was conducted to investigate the survival of Salmonella enterica, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes in soil and compost amended soil under the selected environmental conditions. Soil and compost amended soil were inoculated with S. enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and L. monocytogenes. Soil and compost amended soil were incubated at 25°C and consistent moisture content. Samples had been collected during 200 days depending on the given conditions. S. enterica and E. coli O157:H7 survived over 200 days in soil and compost amended soil. L. monocytogenes persisted for 80 days in soil and for 160 days in compost amended soil, respectively. S. enterica and E. coli O157:H7 survived longer than L. monocytogenes at soil and compost amended soil. It is noted that S. enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and L. monocytogenes survived long in soil and compost amended soil. S. enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and L. monocytogenes survived longer in compost amended soil than in soil. Results from these studies provide useful information in identifying manure handling practices to reduce the risk of S. enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and L. monocytogenes transmission to foods produced in the presence of animal waste.

Decimal reduction time (DRT) for S. enterica, E. coli O157:H7, and L. monocytogenes in soil and compost amended soil at 25°C.

TreatmentPathogensRegression equationR2DRT (days)SoilS. entericaLog10A = -0.0333t + 8.65940.9230.0E. coli O157:H7Log10A = -0.0276t + 8.74530.9636.2L. monocytogenesLog10A = -0.0769t + 7.6180.9413.0Compost amended soilS. entericaLog10A = -0.0176t + 8.57890.9256.8E. coli O157:H7Log10A = -0.0234t + 8.0320.9442.7L. monocytogenesLog10A = -0.0355t + 7.46290.9328.1

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  • Publisher :Korean Society of Soil Science and Fertilizer
  • Publisher(Ko) :한국토양비료학회
  • Journal Title :Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizer
  • Journal Title(Ko) :한국토양비료학회 학회지
  • Volume : 51
  • No :4
  • Pages :404-411
  • Received Date :2018. 08. 13
  • Accepted Date : 2018. 12. 03