Table 3

Number of positive samples and mean counts (log cfu ml-1 or g-1 ± standard deviation) of Bifidobacterium crudilactis and B. mongoliense in 5 trade St Marcellin cheeses and of 8 other trade raw milk cheeses
Species Retail St Marcellin (5) Retail others* (8)
(number of positive) log cfu ml-1 or g-1 (number of positive) log cfu ml-1 or g-1
B. crudilactis (4/5) 3.6 ± 2.07 (3/8) 1.6 ± 2.27
B. mongoliense (4/5) 4.6 ± 2.70 (5/8) 1.4 ± 1.51

*, Other retail cheese with a manufacturing process similar to the one in Vercors (Picodon, Brie and Reblochon).

Delcenserie et al.

Delcenserie et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:239   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-239

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