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Table 1 Microbiological quality of raw meat samples from selected slaughterhouses in the Greater Accra region of Ghana

From: Antimicrobial resistance and molecular detection of extended spectrum β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolates from raw meat in Greater Accra region, Ghana

Slaughterhouse Median count in log CFU/cm2 (range)
Total Plate Count Total Coliform Count
PS 5.33 (4.92–5.65) 3.12 (2.42–3.92)
SS 6.15 (3.15–6.87) 4.05 (1.52–5.76)
PO 3.57 (2.86–7.26) 0.84 (0.11–5.54)
Total (all sites) 5.28 (2.86–7.26) 3.12 (0.11–5.76)
  1. PS Public slaughterhouse, SS Slaughter slab, PO Privately-owned slaughterhouse