Table 4: Number of indicator bacteria in particular determination times.

CycleBacteria number [MPN × g−1]Drying time (days)
07142128

Sludge from carriers placed on the turner frame

Salmonella Senftenberg W7754.5 × 1073.83 × 1069.97 × 1074.83 × 1052.8 × 105
SummerEscherichia coli 4.33 × 1076.83 × 1063.17×1046.83 × 1034.5 × 103
Enterococci6.13 × 1075.5 × 1064.15 × 1072.13 × 1051.87 × 105

Salmonella Senftenberg W7752.13 × 1093.83 × 1081.38 × 1091.73 × 1073.83 × 106
WinterEscherichia coli 3.83 × 1073.83 × 1071.51 × 1086.17 × 1041.83 × 105
Enterococci9.0 × 1071.82 × 1091.25 × 1091.07 × 1093.25 × 108

Sludge from carriers placed on the turner shovels

Salmonella Senftenberg W7754.5 × 1076.5 × 1062.86 × 1054.9 × 1034.67 × 102
SummerEscherichia coli 4.33 × 1074.33 × 1057.83 × 1062.65 × 1047.65 × 103
Enterococci6.13 × 1072.15 × 1084.37 × 1085.17 × 1065.5 × 106

Salmonella Senftenberg W7752.13 × 1091.38 × 1091.73 × 1082.83 × 1061.72 × 107
WinterEscherichia coli 3.83 × 1077.17 × 1079.67 × 1059.33 × 1041.55 × 105
Enterococci9.0 × 1076.17 × 1082.38 × 1083.17 × 1081.07 × 109

Sudge from carriers placed in the sludge pile

Salmonella Senftenberg W7754.5 × 1073.17 × 1061.77 × 1066.17 × 1053.17 × 105
SummerEscherichia coli 4.33 × 1072.84 × 1073.8 × 1053.26 × 1047.17 × 102
Enterococci6.13 × 1073.75 × 1082.48 × 1075.98 × 1047.17 × 103

Salmonella Senftenberg W7752.13 × 1092.13 × 1095.58 × 1087.83 × 1066.83 × 106
WinterEscherichia coli 3.83 × 1072.5 × 1077.83 × 1051.2 × 1063.17 × 106
Enterococci9.0 × 1079.17 × 1081.67 × 1081.13 × 1091.67 × 109