TABLE 2

Effects of pore size of filter bag on the recovered number of Salmonella organisms and the volume obtained after filtration

Pore size of filter bag (μm)Recovery after filtrationa
Salmonella/ml (log CFU/ml)Vol (ml)bTotal no. of Salmonella (log CFU)
633.0 ± 0.135 ± 74.6 ± 0.1
<2503.1 ± 0.165 ± 74.9 ± 0.1
2803.0 ± 0.080 ± 74.9 ± 0.0
5002.9 ± 0.195 ± 74.9 ± 0.1
  • a Data are shown are the means and 95% confidence intervals.

  • b The added volume was 100 ml.