APC in cow fecal matter

Stephen Mamber mamber at synapse.bms.com
Mon Nov 20 08:54:42 EST 1995


In article <DI40BG.DF5 at cix.compulink.co.uk>, ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk ("K N and P J Harris") says:
>
>> Does anyone know what is the typical total bacterial count and 
>coliform count in cow feces? Any info. will be largely appreciated.
>> ALEX
>> a0c7944 at tam2000.tamu.edu
>> Texas A&M University


I don't know about total counts, but counts of aerobic and facultative
anaerobic lactose fermenters on MacConkey agar run about 10E6/g (range,
about 10E4-10E7/g).  At least that's been my experience.

SWM
mamber at synapse.bms.com



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