Skip to main content

Table 2 Prevalence of the bacteria isolated from wild birds, water and humans

From: Evidence of colistin resistance genes (mcr-1 and mcr-2) in wild birds and its public health implication in Egypt

SampleTotal numberIsolated bacteria
E. coliK. pneumoniaeK. oxytocaP. aeruginosa
Resident birdsHooded crow2012 (60%)4 (20%)1 (5%)1 (5%)
Cattle egret209 (45%)1 (5%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
Rock pigeon2010 (50%)3 (15%)1 (25%)3 (15%)
Laughing dove2011 (55%)11 (55%)2 (10%)4 (20%)
Total8033 (41.2%)22 (27.5%)4 (5%)8 (10%)
Migratory birdsShoveler duck.209 (45%)4 (20%)1 (5%)6 (30%)
Cotte duck2012 (60%)3 (15%)2 (10%)2 (10%)
Green-winged teal duck208 (40%)2 (10%)3 (15%)3 (15%)
Total6029 (48.3%)9 (15%)6 (10%)11 (18.3%)
Water207 (35%)7 (35%)1 (5%)3 (15%)
Humans5010 (20%)15 (30%)2 (4%)4 (8%)