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Table 2 Assessment of Microbial count results of raw chicken meat from the different retail markets

From: A cross-sectional study on the microbiological quality and safety of raw chicken meats sold in Nairobi, Kenya

Assessment of microbial counts Log10cfu/ml
   % acceptable samples   % marginal samples   % unacceptable samples
Retail outlet E.coli Coliforms E.coli Coliforms E.coli Coliforms
Supermarket 97% 84% 3% 13% 0% 3%
H.I.A butcheries 69% 26% 10% 15% 21% 59%
H.M.I butcheries 29% 7% 12% 14% 60% 79%
L.M.I butcheries 25% 10% 10% 20% 65% 70%
L.I.A butcheries 16% 33% 6% 6% 78% 61%