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Table 4 Colony-forming units (CFU/mL) for low, medium, and high concentrations of bacteria

From: Ultraviolet radiation as disinfection for fish surgical tools

   Bacteria concentration (CFU/mL)
Pathogen Tool Low Medium High
Experiment 1
Aeromonas salmonicida Forceps 1.79 × 107 1.79 × 109 1.79 × 1011
Flavobacterium psychrophilum 5.83 × 107 5.83 × 109 5.83 × 1011
Renibacterium salmoninarum 6.28 × 108 6.28 × 1010 6.28 × 1012
Experiment 2
Aeromonas salmonicida Suture 4.98 × 106 4.98 × 108 4.98 × 1010
Stab scalpel 5.86 × 107 5.86 × 109 5.86 × 1011
  Needle holder 1.43 × 104 1.43 × 106 1.43 × 108