Table 3: Number of Arcobacter spp. strains recovered depending on aerobic (A) and microaerophilic (MA) incubation conditions.

Total recovered (%)Only A (%)Only MA (%)A & MA (%)

A. butzleri170 (60.7)75 (58.6)83 (65.4)12 (48.0)
A. cryaerophilus94 (33.6)50 (39.1)39 (30.7)5 (20.0)
A. thereius9 (3.2)2 (1.6)2 (1.6)5 (20.0)
A. skirrowii4 (1.4)01 (0.8)3 (12.0)
A. ellisii2 (0.7)1 (0.8)1 (0.8)0
A. cloacae1 (0.4)01 (0.8)0

280128 (45.7%)127 (45.4%)25 (8.9%)

species A. defluvii and A. nitrofigilis do not appear at the table because they were isolated in 2009 where only aerobic incubation conditions were employed.