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Table 6 Mean log count of microorganism isolated from surrounding air of different section of processing plant

From: Microbial quality of poultry meat in an ISO 22000:2005 certified poultry processing plant of Kathmandu valley

Sampling siteMean count (CFU/15 min)
Total mesophilic bacterial countTotal yeast and mold count
Lairage section**
Bleeding section1.651.2
Evisceration section1.551.14
Spin chilling section1.530.95
Grading section1.451.08
Packaging section1.430.93
  1. Mean count of 5 plates
  2. *Higher than the maximum number that can be counted in plate