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Table 2 Total viable counts (log10 CFU/cm2) at different sites on carcasses

From: Microbial quality of goat carcasses in Lilongwe, Malawi

Sites Chinsapo-2 Chigwirizano
Before treatment After treatment Sign. Before treatment After treatment Sign.
Flank 7.17 ± 0.38 6.97 ± 0.38 NS 6.34 ± 0.50 8.22 ± 0.50 *
Fore leg 5.98 ± 0.38 5.75 ± 0.38 NS 5.83 ± 0.50 6.43 ± 0.50 NS
Brisket 5.74 ± 0.38a 6.72 ± 0.38b * 5.75 ± 0.50 6.17 ± 0.50 NS
Rump 5.63 ± 0.38 5.90 ± 0.38 NS 6.40 ± 0.50 6.94 ± 0.50 NS
  1. NS not significant
  2. * Significant at level (P < 0.05)
  3. a,bMeans with different superscripts in the same row are significantly different