Milk

No. of samples

Averages UFC/mL

Raw

50

5.2x104a

Pasteurized

20

3.5x103 a

Averages followed by the same letter do not differ statistically between themselves by Tukey test at 5% probability (p>0.05)
Table 3: Averages of Staphylococcus aureus researched in raw and pasteurized milk consumed in Reconcavo Baiano in the period from May 2010 to February 2011.