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Table 7 Thermotolerance (D-values and z-values) of isolated C. sakazakii (SP 62.1)

From: Stress tolerant virulent strains of Cronobacter sakazakii from food

Medium D-value (min) z-value (°C)
54°C 56°C 58°C 60°C 62°C
TSB 15.75 ± 0.18 7.54 ± 0.11 3.84 ± 0.32 1.64 ± 0.17 0.57 ± 0.21 6.4 ± 0.14
IFM 18.24 ± 0.21 9.32 ± 0.08 5.11 ± 0.24 2.35 ± 0.25 1.12 ± 0.19 6.7 ± 0.18
  1. TSB = Trypticase soy broth; IFM = Infant Milk Formula.