Table 2: Total mean viable bacterial count for different sample types.

Sample typeMean bacterial count ±SDMinimum bacterial countMaximum bacterial count

Milk shop8.86 ± 10733.87 ± 1061.5 ± 1071.25 ± 108
Fruit juice7.2 ± 1076.68 ± 1066.37 ± 1078.5 ± 107
Dairy milk8.65 ± 10722.0 ± 1066.4 ± 1071.23 ± 108

Total8.24 ± 10723.8 ± 1061.5 ± 1071.25 ± 108

SD: standard deviation.