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Table 5 Prevalence of LAB isolates from milk bulked in the smoked containers, smoked container surfaces, and chlorine-disinfected surfaces

From: Antimicrobial effect of smoking milk handling containers’ inner surfaces as a preservation method in pastoral systems in Kenya

Genus Milk bulked in smoked containers Smoked container surfaces Chlorine-disinfected container surfaces
Lactobacillus spp. (%) 39.9 36.5 26.2
Lactococcus spp. (%) 32.7 29.4 21.4
Leuconostoc spp. (%) 16.6 20.7 23.3
Streptococcus spp. (%) 10.8 23.4 29.1