TABLE 1.

Changes in ethanol content in TSB and in ethanol-supplemented TSB inoculated with E. coli O157:H7 and incubated at 30°C

Incubation time (h)Ethanol concn (%, vol/vol) in TSBa
02.55.07.510
0ND/ND2.5/2.55.0/5.07.5/7.510/10
12ND/ND2.5/2.55.0/5.07.5/7.510/10
24ND/ND2.5/2.55.0/5.07.5/7.510/10
36ND/ND2.1/2.24.5/5.06.8/7.410/10
48ND/ND1.9/2.24.4/4.46.5/7.210/10
  • a Values are presented as E. coli O157:H7 SEA 13B88/E. coli O157:H7 30-2C4. ND, none detected.