Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 The PRE and POST cfu/mL values and log and cfu/mL reduction of staphylococcal, streptococcal and coliform isolates on teat skin swabs

From: Are some teat disinfectant formulations more effective against specific bacteria isolated on teat skin than others?

Product Staphylococcal Streptococcal Coliforms
PRE cfu/mL POST cfu/mL cfu/mL reduction Log reduction PRE cfu/mL POST cfu/mL cfu/mL reduction Log reduction PRE cfu/mL POST cfu/mL cfu/mL reduction Log reduction
1 1215 255 959 0.75b 1203 259 944 0.66ab 193 55 138 1.56a
2 1055 310 744 0.76b 987 233 754 0.65ab 385 263 121 1.22a
3 1184 303 800 1.04ab 1151 449 702 0.63ab 251 121 130 1.26a
4 1280 125 1155 2.09a 1171 74 1097 1.91a 494 115 379 1.60a
5 985 101 884 1.16ab 923 155 767 1.05ab 177 77 100 1.71a
6 950 185 765 0.91ab 830 340 490 0.74ab 274 132 142 0.83a
7 953 269 684 0.92ab 883 336 547 1.01ab 290 35 255 1.28a
8 936 251 685 0.71b 652 111 541 0.78ab 347 277 70 1.24a
9 949 414 535 0.40b 710 265 445 0.24b 319 125 193 1.58a
10 1076 263 814 0.42b 1140 295 845 0.82ab 250 22 228 1.77a
  1. PRE teat skin swab sample before teat disinfectant application, POST teat skin swab sample after teat disinfectant application
  2. Product: 1 = Lacto-cel, 2 = Duogold, 3 = Arkshield, 4 = Super Cow Teat Foam, 5 = Sensodip 50, 6 = PureChem Chlorhexidine, 7 = Kenomix, 8 = Lanodip Pre-Post, 9 = Hypred Quick Spray, 10 = Maxidine RTU. The log reduction means of staphylococcal, streptococcal and coliform isolates with different letters are statistically significant (P < 0.05)