Isolate ID

Identified  isolate

% similarity

Source

Gram stain

Comments

References

N3

Klebsiella pneumoniae

100

fish gills and intestines

Gram negative rod

Cause Pneumonia. Strong histamine producer. Found in environmental contaminant.

[41]

N5

Lactococcus garvieae

100

fish intestines

Gram positive cocci

Zoonotic disease. Found in fish, cattle, and humans.

[42]

N8

Citrobacter freundii

100

fish tissue

Gram negative bacilli

Nosocomial infections. Found in food, and the intestinal tracts of animals and humans, environment.

[43]

N9

Enterobacter aerogenes

100

environment

Gram negative rods

Nosocomial infection. Found in human G.I. tract.

[44]

N11

Aeromonas spp.

100

fish tissue

Gram negative rods

Weak histamine producer. Found on refrigerated fish.

[45]

N19

Morganella morganii

100

environment and fish tissue

Gram negative rods

Nosocomial infection and strong histamine producer. Found in environment, intestinal tracts of humans, mammals, and reptiles as normal flora.

[46]

N26

Enterobacteriaceae bacterium

100

fish gills

Gram negative rods

Saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Found in environment.

[47]

N27

Proteus mirabilis

100

fish intestines

Gram negative rods

Urinary tract infections and septic lesions. Found in intestines of humans and a wide variety of animals, as well as in manure, soil, and polluted waters.

[47]

N37

Enterobacter spp.

100

fish tissue and environment

Gram negative rods

Nosocomial infection. Found in feces of man and other animals, sewage, soil, water, and dairy products.

[44]

Table 1: Identity of bacteria isolated from niven’s agar for both the market re-sample and storage experiments.