thermoduric bacteria

thermoduric bacteria

[¦thər·mȯ′du̇r·ik bak′tir·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
Bacteria which survive pasteurization, but do not grow at temperatures used in a pasteurizing process.
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The Thermoduric bacteria in our system causes such diarrhea that people die from dehydration.
Thermoduric bacteria do not influence the total CFU count very much, but since they survive pasteurisation it can influence the count after pasteurisation and are important for the total count in milk powder.