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Table 3 Occurrence of fish bacteria in the different fish production systems in Uganda

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

Bacteria Type of production system n (%)
Ponds (n = 33) Cages (n = 5) Wild (n = 8) Tanks (n = 2) Total
Aeromonas hydrophila 13 (39.4) 3 (60.0) 3 (37.5) 2 (100.0) 21 (43.8)
Aeromonas sobria 8 (24.2) 1 (20.0) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.00) 10 (20.8)
Edwardsiella tarda 2 (6.1) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.00) 1 (50.0) 4 (8.3)
Flavobacterium spp. 1 (3.0) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 2 (4.2)
Streptococcus spp. 1 (3.0) 2 (40.0)) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 3 (6.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (6.1) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 2 (4.2)
Pseudomonas fluorescens 3 (9.1) 1 (20.0) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.00 5 (10.4)
Vibrio cholerae 5 (15.2) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 5 (10.4)
Ralstonia picketti 1 (3.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 1 (2.1)
Comamonas testosteroni 4 (12.1) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 4 (8.3)
Citrobacter freundii 0 (0.00) 2 (40.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 2 (4.2)
Plesiomonas shigelloides 9 (27.3) 2 (40.0) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.00 12 (25.0)
Chryseobacterium indoligenes 5 (15.2) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 6 (12.5)
Pseudomonas stutzeri 1 (3.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 1 (2.1)
Burkholderia cepacia 1 (3.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 1 (2.1)
Klebsiella spp. 1 (3.0) 0 (0.00) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.00 2 (4.2)
Serratia marcescens 0 (0.00) 2 (40.0) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00 2 (4.2)
Proteus spp. 1 (3.0) 1 (20.0) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.00 3 (6.3)
Unidentified bacteria 8 (24.0) 1 (20.0) 2 (25.0) 1 (50.0) 12 (25.0)
  1. The table shows the numbers and percentages of the different types of production systems (ponds, cages, wild or tanks) from where the corresponding bacteria were isolated