TABLE 2.

Variation in inactivation and growth rates of E. coli O157:H7 and Shigella spp. strains in a 10:1 proportion of SGF-CGB

StrainRateaSignificance
E. coli O157:H7 OB1340−0.019 (0.036)A,Bb (6)c
E. coli O157:H7 OB90520A0.001 (0.073)A (6)
E. coli O157:H7 OB141412−0.070 (0.053)A,B,C (6)
E. coli O157:H7 OB1525C−0.022 (0.042)A,B (6)
E. coli O157:H7 OB1423C−0.091 (0.032)A,B,C (4)
E. coli O157:H7 OB1514C1−0.064 (0.054)A,B,C (6)
E. coli O157:H7 OB1680G−0.200 (0.198)D,E (6)
E. coli O157:H7 OB1533A−0.088 (0.054)A,B,C (6)
E. coli O157:H7 DB1538−0.131 (0.073)C,D (6)
E. coli O157:H7 GFP 80EC−0.130 (0.071)C,D (4)
Shigella spp.d−0.300 (0.138)E (16)
  • a Mean inactivation rate (standard deviation).

  • b Means with the same letter are not significantly different.

  • c Numbers in parentheses are the number of replicate experiments.

  • d Mean rate for separate strains is given.