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Table 2 Values of total microbiological counts in the black and green tea samples. The analyses were performed in duplicate (R1 and R2)

From: Comparative assessment of the quality of commercial black and green tea using microbiology analyses

  Bacteria Molds and Yeasts   Bacteria Molds and Yeasts
Black tea sample R1 CFU/g R2 CFU/g Mean ± S.D.
CFU/g
R1 CFU/g R2 CFU/g Mean ± S.D.
CFU/g
Green tea sample R1 CFU/g R2 CFU/g Mean ± S.D.
CFU/g
R1 CFU/g R2 CFU/g Mean ± S.D.
CFU/g
N1 180 200 190 ± 14.1 0 0 0 ± 0 V1 471 489 480 ± 12.7 272 298 285 ± 18.4
N2 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0 V2 2304 2296 2300 ± 5.7 895 905 900 ± 7.1
N3 127 113 120 ± 9.9 57 43 50 ± 9.9 V3 354 346 350 ± 5.7 224 236 230 ± 8.5
N4 6730 6750 6740 ± 14.1 192 208 200 ± 11.3 V4 53 47 50 ± 4.2 8 12 10 ± 2.8
N5 380 400 390 ± 14.1 247 233 240 ± 9.9 V5 124 118 121 ± 4.2 25 35 30 ± 7.1
N6 4890 4870 4880 ± 14.1 3009 3061 3035 ± 36.8 V6 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0
N7 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0 V7 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0
N8 248 232 240 ± 11.3 216 204 210 ± 8.5 V8 487 493 490 ± 4.2 378 402 390 ± 17.0
N9 1150 1110 1130 ± 28.3 384 396 390 ± 8.5 V9 1212 1218 1215 ± 4.2 235 245 240 ± 7.1
N10 624 696 660 ± 50.9 166 154 160 ± 8.5 V10 534 546 540 ± 8.5 223 237 230 ± 9.9
N11 198 202 200 ± 2.8 0 0 0 ± 0 V11 1437 1423 1430 ± 9.9 284 296 290 ± 8.5
N12 410 400 405 ± 7.1 180 200 190 ± 14.1 V12 2626 2634 2630 ± 5.7 172 168 170 ± 2.8
N13 117 103 110 ± 9.9 0 0 0 ± 0 V13 17450 17498 17474 ± 33.9 4420 4490 4455 ± 49.5
N14 685 695 690 ± 7.1 434 416 425 ± 12.7 V14 623 637 630 ± 9.9 254 246 250 ± 5.7
N15 189 201 195 ± 8.5 0 0 0 ± 0 V15 13790 13810 13800 ± 14.1 2910 2890 2900 ± 14.1
N16 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0 V16 0 0 0 ± 0 0 0 0 ± 0