Table 3: The quantitative content of bacteria found on the athletes skin before and after training sessions.

Microorganisms Before training After trainingSignificance of differences (p)
Frequency of occurrence, % of
cases
Mean, CFU/cm2SD, CFU/cm2Frequency of occurrence, % of casesMean, CFU/cm2SD, CFU/cm2

Bacillus cereus86.75.81051.2510686.79.41041.21050.15

Acinetobacter lwoffii33.37.471052.57106402.41053.681050.46

Acinetobacter baumannii26.781041.741056.73.331041.291050.41

Staphylococcus aureus66.72.811044.5104809.131041.71050.18

Staphylococcus epidermidis53.35.271041.2910546.72.871044.471040.5

Staphylococcus saprophyticus409.341032.5510446.78.171041.731050.12

Micrococcus luteus203.341051.2910626.74.131041.291050.39

Aerococcus viridans6.76.671032.581046.76.671022.581030.38