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Table 2 Occurrence of the different bacteria on Nile tilapia and Catfish farms

From: Occurrence and antibiotic susceptibility of fish bacteria isolated from Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) and Clarias gariepinus (African catfish) in Uganda

Bacteria species Occurrence n (%)
Nile tilapia farms (n = 39) Catfish farms (n = 9) Overall (n = 48)
Aeromonas hydrophila 18 (46.2) 3 (33.3) 21 (43.8)
Aeromonas sobria 7 (17.9) 3 (33.3) 10 (20.8)
Edwardsiella tarda 3 (7.7) 1 (11.1) 4 (8.3)
Flavobacterium spp 2 (5.1) 0 (0.00) 2 (4.2)
Streptococcus spp. 3 (7.7) 0 (0.00) 3 (6.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (5.1) 0 (0.00) 2 (4.2)
Pseudomonas fluorescens 5 (12.8) 0 (0.00) 5 (10.4)
Vibrio cholerae 5 (12.8) 0 (0.00) 5 (10.4)
Ralstonia picketti 1 (2.6) 0 (0.00) 1 (2.1)
Comamonas testosteroni 4 (10.3) 0 (0.00) 4 (8.3)
Citrobacter freundii 2 (5.1) 0 (0.00) 2 (4.2)
Plesiomonas shigelloides 11 (28.2) 1 (11.1) 12 (25.0)
Chryseobacterium indoligenes 5 (12.8) 1 (11.1) 6 (12.5)
Pseudomonas stutzeri 1 (2.6) 0 (0.00) 1 (2.1)
Burkholderia cepacia 1 (2.6) 0 (0.00) 1 (2.1)
Klebsiella spp. 2 (5.1) 0 (0.00) 2 (4.2)
Serratia marcescens 2 (5.1) 0 (0.00) 2 (4.2)
Proteus spp. 3 (7.7) 0 (0.00) 3 (6.3)
Unidentified bacteria 7 (17.9) 5 (55.6) 12 (25.0)
  1. The table shows the numbers and percentages of Nile tilapia and Catfish farms from where the corresponding bacteria were isolated