Table 2: Radiation response of bacterial isolates.

OrganismsTotal number of isolatesSurvive up to radiation dose (KGy)
45678910

Staphylococcus spp.17171673NilNilNil
Streptococcus spp.141414141272Nil
Pseudomonas spp.553NilNilNilNilNil
Bacillus spp.55553NilNilNil

Total414140261872Nil
% Survival100%97.5%63.4%43.9%17.1%4.8%Nil