Salmonella1 S. aureus2
Fresh 1/20a Neg
Fresh/frozen 1/65b 2/65
Frozen 1/65b neg
Total 3/150 2/150
1Serotyped as: a Salmonella 4,12: i:- bSalmonella newport
2 Confirmed by API® Staph, coagulase positive and negative for enterotoxin type (A - E) production
Table 2: Viable pathogens recovered after positive BAX® results of catfish nuggets purchased at local retail stores.