DataSet associated with article "Conditions at the time of inoculation influence survival of attenuated Escherichia coli O157:H7 on field-inoculated lettuce"

Published: 29 July 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/hrxfxknxsd.1


This dataset contains all Escherichia coli O157:H7 concentration in log CFU/plant measured after inoculation onto 4- and 6-week-old romaine lettuce plants in the Salinas Valley, CA, at night or the next morning with either low (5 log) or high (7 log) for 5 field trials conducted between 2010 and 2015. The corresponding weather data, recorded in Salinas, for figure 2 and 3 are included as well as the concentration of aerobic bacteria and coliform in control plant for table 3.



University of California Davis


Escherichia coli, Weather, Field Research, Foodborne Pathogens, California, Romaine Lettuce