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Table 1 The means of numbers of CFU/0.1 ml aliquots obtained in three different replicates using 30 ants

From: Monomorium ant is a carrier for pathogenic and potentially pathogenic bacteria

Sample ID Number of CFU/0.1 ml aliquots (mean ± SE) Bacterial identification
(API 20 E)
 %
Indoor 1
(Al-Rowda)
7.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Shigella sonnei 24
5.0 ± 0.1 × 105 Acinetobacter lwoffii 20
4.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Morganella morganii 15
3.0 ± 0.1 × 105 Serratia marcescens 11
2.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Escherichia coli 11
2.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Yersinia enterocolitica 9
1.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Acinetobacter baumannii 6
1.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Salmonella choleraesuis 4
Indoor 2
(Bayan)
8.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Serratia marcescens 30
6.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Salmonella choleraesuis 25
4.0 ± 0.1 × 105 Escherichia coli 20
2.0 ± 0.1 × 105 Pantoea agglomerans 15
1.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Yersinia enterocolitica 5
1.0 ± 0.0 × 105 Acinetobacter baumannii 5
Outdoor 1
(Al-Rowda)
8.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Proticus mirabilis 40
6.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Serratia marcescens 25
4.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Acinetobacter lwoffii 20
4.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Pseudomonas luteola 15
Outdoor 2
(Bayan)
6.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Hafnia alvei 40
4.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Acinetobacter lwoffii 30
2.0 ± 0.1 × 105 Pantoea agglomerans 20
1.0 ± 0.2 × 105 Klebsiella ozaenae 10