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Table 2 Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in abattoir and retail shops from different type of meat samples

From: Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Raw Meat in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Prevalence at an Abattoir and Retailers and Antimicrobial Susceptibility

Food.business operators

Samples examined

№ (%) examined

№ (%) + ve

χ2

P-value

 

Beef

64(33.3)

3(4.7)

  

Abattoir

Sheep meat

64(33.3)

4(6.3)

0.193

0.908

 

Goat meat

64(33.3)

4(6.3)

  

Total

 

192(50 )*

11(5.7)*

  
 

Beef

64(33.3)

14(21.9)

  

Retail shops

Sheep meat

64(33.3)

8(10.9)

4.348

0.114

 

Goat meat

64(33.3)

6(9.4)

  

Total

 

192(50 )*

28 (14.6)*

  
  1. + ve = E coli contaminated; p-value between food business operators (abattoir and retail shops)*= 0.04.