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Table 5 Comparison of food sample analyses results obtained by plate counting and qPCR

From: Detection, identification and quantification of Campylobacter jejuni, coli and lari in food matrices all at once using multiplex qPCR

  Food sample
  Wing rinse A Wing rinse B Wing rinse C Chicken juice Fried strips homogenate
CFU/ml 101 102 qPCR 101 102 qPCR 101 102 qPCR 101 102 qPCR 101 102 qPCR
C. jejuni - - - - - - - - - - - 7.1×102 ± 1.6×102 - - -
C. coli - + - + + - - + +* - + - + + -
C. lari + + - - + - + + - + + - - + -
  1. - negative quantification.
  2. + positive quantification.
  3. *quantification was not possible, because cell numbers were below quantification limit of qPCR.