Table 2

Presence/Absence of E. coli in apple juice stored at 4°C. Results (in duplicate) were obtained by enrichment of samples from the experiment illustrated in Figure 2.

Antimicrobial treatment

Time (days)


0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20


Control, no additions

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Control, E. coli O157:H7 inoculated

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

Carvacrol, 0.5 mM

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

±

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Cymene, 0.25 mM

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

±

+

±

±

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

Carvacrol (0.5 mM) plus cymene (0.25 mM)

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-


Kiskó and Roller BMC Microbiology 2005 5:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-5-36

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