Isolation and Identification of Bacteria in Flower Bee Pollen



The main food safety requirements include accurately formulated criteria for the presence of specific microorganisms. The inconsistent literature data about the microbial species diversity in bee pollen during its collection, processing, and storage necessitate integral microbiological examinations. The purpose of this research work was to prove the algorithm for isolation and species level differentiation of bacteria from the Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonadaceae, Staphylococcaceae, Bacillaceae, and Micrococcaceae families on fresh and dried flower bee pollen from Bulgaria.


Bee pollen, differentiation, microorganisms, species

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