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Table 2 Prevalence of Enterobacteriaceae species isolated from 23 cloacal swabs of Caretta caretta

From: Gastrointestinal investigation of parasites and Enterobacteriaceae in loggerhead sea turtles from Italian coasts

Bacterial species Positive animals (n.) Prevalence (95% CI)a
Total (n. 23) West (n. 16) East (n. 7)
Citrobacter spp. 14 60.9%
(40.8–77.8%)
68.8%
(44.4–85.8%)
42.9%
(15.8–75%)
Morganella morganii 10 43.5%
(25.6–63.2%)
43.8%
(23.1–66.8%)
42.9%
(15.8–75%)
Proteus spp. 4 17.4%
(7.0–37.1%)
25%
(10.2–49.5%)
0%
(0–35.4%)
Enterobacter spp. 3 13.0%
(4.5–32.1%)
18.8%
(6.6–43%)
0%
(0–35.4%)
Escherichia coli 2 8.7%
(2.4–26.8%)
12.5%
(3.5–36%)
0%
(0–35.4%)
Providencia rettgeri 2 8.7%
(2.4–26.8%)
6.3%
(1.1–28.3%)
14.3%
(2.6–51-3%)
Hafnia alvei 1 4.4%
(0.8–21.0%)
0%
(0–19.4%)
14.3%
(2.6–51-3%)
  1. a 95% CI, 95% Confidence interval