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Table 2 Bacterial isolates from normal eyes

From: Conjunctival aerobic bacterial flora in healthy Silesian foals and adult horses in Poland

Groups Group I - stallions Group II - mares Group I and II – adult horses Group III foals
Number of horses 15 11 26 11
No growth 3 3 6 1
Number of isolates 19 10 29 14
Isolates: Number of isolates/% isolates Number of isolates/% isolates Number of isolates/% isolates Number of isolates/% isolates
Staphylococcus sciuri a 8 / 42.1% 4 / 40% 12 / 41.4% 4 / 28.6%
Staphylococcus xylosus a 2 / 10.5% 4 / 40% 6 / 20.7% 3 / 21.45%
Staphylococcus spp.* b 2 / 10.5% 0 2 / 6.9% 2 / 14.3%
Staphylococcus simulans a 0 0 0 1 / 7.1%
Brevibacterium diminuta 0 0 0 1 / 7.1%
Moraxella lacunata 3 / 15.7% 0 3 / 10.3% 2 / 14.3%
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 / 5.3% 0 1 / 3.45% 0
Sphingomonas paucimobilis 1 / 5.3% 1 / 10% 2 / 6.9% 0
Burkholderia cepacia 1/ 5.3% 0 1 / 3.45% 1 / 7.1%
Comamonas acidovorans 1 / 5.3% 0 1 / 3.45% 0
Chryseobacterium meningosepticum 0 1 /10% 1 / 3.45% 0
  1. (*not subjected to further strain identification)
  2. aMSCNS– methicillin-susceptible coagulase-negative Staphylococcus)
  3. bMSS – methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus