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Table 4 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 fall (September)

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
 SnailBefore auction2.6 × 1023.2 × 10< 15< 205400
During auction8.4 × 1035.9 × 102< 15< 20130
After auction2.6 × 10< 15< 15< 2020
 HairtailBefore auction6.3 × 1041.1 × 103< 15< 20< 20
After auction1.6 × 1051.9 × 104< 15< 20200
 CroakerBefore auction1.9 × 1051.2 × 103< 15< 2040
After auction2.7 × 1055.9 × 102< 15< 20110
 FlatfishBefore auction2.3 × 1043.7 × 102< 15< 20< 20
After auction5.8 × 1042.0 × 103< 15< 2020
 PilchardBefore auction2.9 × 1045.2 × 104< 15< 2045
After auction9.9 × 1045.3 × 102< 15< 20< 20
Environmental samples
 Water 1.3 × 1039.8 × 1021.1 × 1036.0 × 102< 15< 15< 20< 20< 2020
 2.9 × 1031.6 × 1031.1 × 106.9 × 102< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 Ice 5.5 × 1041.1 × 1063.9 × 103.3 × 102< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 Wooden box 1.8 × 1073.2 × 1075.4 × 105< 15< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 5.8 × 1075.5 × 1063.6 × 1059.6 × 103< 15< 15< 20< 20< 20< 20
 Plastic box 5.2 × 1061.3 × 1082.0 × 1043.4 × 104< 15< 15< 20< 20< 2020
 9.6 × 1066.0 × 1078.2 × 1033.4 × 103< 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