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Table 3 Microbial contaminations (aerobic bacteria, coliform, Escherichia coli, and Vibrio cholerae) of the fishery products and the environmental samples collected from the fishery auction market A and B in summer (June–July)

From: Microbial contamination including Vibrio cholerae in fishery auction markets in West Sea, South Korea

SamplesTimeBacteria
Aerobic bacteria (CFU/g or CFU/mL or CFU/100 cm2)Coliform
(CFU/g or CFU/mL or CFU/100 cm2)
E. coli (CFU/g or CFU/mL or CFU/100 cm2)V. cholerae (MPN/100 g or MPN/100 mL or MPN/100 cm2)
V. cholerae O1V. cholerae non-O1
Market AMarket BMarket AMarket BMarket AMarket BMarket AMarket BMarket AMarket B
Fishery products
 FlounderBefore auction1.6 × 1033.2 × 102< 15< 20< 20
During auction1.9 × 1031.9 × 102< 15< 20< 20
After auction2.0 × 1048.4 × 1046.6 × 1021.0 × 104< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
Before auction7.5 × 1021.4 × 102< 15< 20< 20
 Rock codDuring auction1.3 × 1031.9 × 102< 15< 20< 20
After auction1.0 × 1033.3 × 102< 15< 20< 20
Before auction2.2 × 1032.6 × 102< 15< 20< 20
 Sea bassDuring auction1.9 × 1032.0 × 102< 15< 20< 20
After auction9.9 × 1032.6 × 103< 15< 20< 20
 Comb pen shellAfter auction3.5 × 1024.5 × 10< 15< 20< 20
 SnailAfter auction1.4 × 1024.2 × 10< 15< 20< 20
 Corb shellAfter auction3.9 × 1036.6 × 102< 15< 20< 20
 FlatfishAfter auction1.1 × 1061.2 × 105< 15< 20< 20
 Rock codAfter auction3.8 × 1048.4 × 103< 15< 20< 20
 Conger eelAfter auction3.6 × 1043.6 × 103< 15< 20< 20
Environmental samples
 Water 8.1 × 1036.6 × 1023.2 × 1031.4 × 102< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 Seawater 1.6 × 1035.7 × 102< 15< 20< 20
 Ice 1.4 × 102< 15< 15< 20< 20
 Wooden box 1.3 × 1071.3 × 1062.5 × 1044.0 × 105< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 Plastic box 3.3 × 1061.5 × 1051.0 × 1032.4 × 104< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
  1. Water water in water tanks of fishery auction markets, seawater seawater in fishery distribution vehicles, ice ice in wooden or plastic boxes, wooden box surfaces of wooden boxes for fish storage, plastic box surfaces of plastic boxes for fish storage, not analyzed