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Table 3 Microbiological quality of dibiterie meat samples in Dakar (n = 30)

From: Effectiveness and cost of an incentive-based intervention on food safety and income in “dibiteries” in Dakar, Senegal

Bacterial species Before intervention After intervention
Phase 1 (1 month before, n = 30) Phase 2 (2 months after, n = 30) Phase 3 (10 months after, n = 30)
Average
(log10 CFU/g)
Non-satisfactory (%) Average
(log10 CFU/g)
Non-satisfactory (%) OR p Average
(log10 CFU/g)
Non-satisfactory (%) OR p
Mesophilic flora (TAMF) 4.7 ± 0.9 0 4.9 ± 0.8 0 NC 4.6 ± 1.4 3.8 NC
Thermotolerant coliforms (TC) 2.2 ± 1.7 26.7 1.5 ± 1.4 20 1.5 0.52 1.4 ± 1.2 7.7 4.4 0.06*
Staphylococcus aureus (SA) 2.3 ± 0.8 13.3 2.3 ± 0.7 10 1.4 0.69 2.1 ± 0.5 3.8 3.8 0.21
Samples (all bacterial species) 4.8 ± 0.9 30 4.9 ± 0.8 20 1.7 0,37 4.6 ± 1.3 11.5 3.3 0.09*
  1. *significant at p < 0.1; NC not calculated, OR odd ratio