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Table 2 Prevalence of S. aureus among the samples from camel meat and hands of the workers

From: Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from camel meat and slaughterhouse workers in Egypt

Source and type of the sample Abattoir (1) Abattoir (2) Abattoir (3) Total samples examined S. aureus positive no. (%)
Sample no. S. aureus positive no. (%) Sample no. S. aureus positive no. (%) Sample no. S. aureus positive no. (%)
Camel meat samples 62 8 (12.9%) 70 10 (14.3%) 68 11 (16.2%) 200 29 (14.5%)
Human hand swabs 6 3 (50%) 7 4 (57.1%) 7 4 (57.1%) 20 11 (55%)