Table 2: Types of microbial contamination in milk from different districts of Pemba.

Microbial categoryDistrictMean (±stdv) count
(log CFU/ml)
Range

Total viable count (TVC)Chakechake ()2.5–11.7
Micheweni (15)2.5–12.3
Mkoani ()3.6–12.3
Wete (33)2.6–12.2

Total coliform count (TCC)Chakechake ()1.5–6.7
Micheweni ()1.5–8.1
Mkoani ()4.9–6.9
Wete ()1.8–7.1