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Table 2 Percentage of bacterial isolates (other than E. coli) from water samples collected from different points (directly from pipe, narrow mouth and wide mouth containers)

From: Microbial contamination of water intended for milk container washing in smallholder dairy farming and milk retailing houses in southern Ethiopia

Microorganism Total (n = 79) Directly from pipe (n = 18) Narrow (n = 46) Wide (n = 15)
E. coli 39.2 5.6 43.5 66.7
Bacillus sp. 6.3 0 10.9 0
Citrobacter sp. 1.3 0 0 6.7
Enterobacter sp. 2.5 0 2.2 6.7
Klebsiella sp. 7.6 5.6 4.5 20.0
Micrococcus sp. 6.3 0 10.9 0
Pseudomonas sp. 6.3 11.1 4.4 6.7
Staphylococcus aureus 6.3 5.6 6.5 6.7
Staphylococcus epidermidis 13.9 5.6 10.9 33.3
Streptococcus sp. 1.3 0 2.2 0
  1. Narrow = narrow mouth container; wide = wide mouth container