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Table 6 Decontamination of internalized Salmonella spp. from betel leaf

From: Occurrence of ingression of Salmonella spp. in Betel leaf (Piper betle L.)

Treatment Conc. Salmonella count (log cfu/g) Log Reduction (approx.)
Before treatment After treatment
Commercial agent-1 5% 10.1 ± 0.94 8.9 ± 1.14 1.2
10% 10.6 ± 0.75 9.2 ± 1.21 1.4
15% 10.9 ± 0.89 8.2 ± 1.09 1.7
Commercial agent-2 5% 10.2 ± 1.05 8.2 ± 0.97 2
10% 10.4 ± 1.12 7.9 ± 0.89 2.5
15% 10.1 ± 1.23 8.3 ± 0.76 1.8
H2O2 5% 9.7 ± 0.88 8.9 ± 0.81 0.8
10% 10.1 ± 0.69 8.2 ± 1.11 1.9
15% 9.9 ± 1.31 8.1 ± 1.15 1.8
TAEB 5% 10.7 ± 1.12 6.9 ± 1.07 3.8
10% 11.2 ± 0.83 6.4 ± 0.89 4.8
15% 10.9 ± 0.84 6.3 ± 0.96 4.6
Ozonated water (2 ppm) N/A 10.5 ± 0.95 7.5 ± 1.10 3
  1. (TAEB = Ethanolic bark extract of Terminalia arjuna)