BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Microbial Assessment of Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) Sold at Some Central Markets in Ghana

Table 2

Total distribution of bacteria isolates in fresh and spoilt tomatoes.

Grade of Tomatoes
IsolatesFresh tomatoesSpoilt tomatoesTotal ()

Bacillus species202 (3.0)
Citrobacter species055 (7.6)
Citrobacter koseri022 (3.0)
Enterobacter species7916 (24.2)
Enterobacter cloacae123 (4.5)
Klebsiella species101323 (34.8)
Klebsiella oxytoca178 (12.1)(
Klebsiella pneumoniae011 (1.5)
Proteus mirabilis022 (3.0)
P. aeruginosa022 (3.0)
Shigella species022 (3.0)

Total 21 (31.8) 45 (68.2)66 (100)

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