TABLE 1:

Bacteria and fungi isolated from 100 eyes of 50 Massese sheep, their prevalence and CFU

GRAM+bacteriaPrevalence (%) (n=100)CFU/ml (mean)
Bacillus subtilis481×102
Enterococcus spp.359×101
Bacillus cereus331×102
Corynebacterium spp.155×101
Bacillus thuringiensis109×101
Bacillus licheniformis1011×101
Coagulase-negative staphylococci915×101
Streptococcus γ-hemolytic88×101
Staphylococcus aureus612×101
Micrococcus spp.211×101
GRAM−bacteriaCFU/ml
Escherichia coli287×101
Alcaligenes faecalis161×102
Streptobacillus spp.77×101
Moraxella spp.36×101
FungiCFU
Mucor spp.495
Aspergillus spp.3167
Penicillium spp.2623
Alternaria spp.161
Cladosporium spp.661
  • CFU, Colony forming unit