Table 2

Comparison of recoveries of BF-1 by T-EMSM selective medium and nonselective medium (TOS propionate agar medium)

Agar mediumMean amount (log CFU/ml � SD) in:
Pure culture of BF-1Fermented milk containing BF-1
T-EMSM9.34 � 0.039.01 � 0.05
TOS propionate9.33 � 0.028.97 � 0.07