Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Antibiotic Resistance Profile of Bacteria Isolated from Wastewater Systems in Eastern Ethiopia

Table 1

Media and incubation conditions used for the enumeration, and primary isolation of the indicated bacteria from wastewater samples.

BacteriaMediaIncubation conditions

Total heterotrophic countR2A agar37°C; 24 h
Total coliformsmEndo-LES agar37°C; 24 h
Fecal coliformsmFC agar44.5°C; 24 h
Enterococcus spp. (E. faecalis and E. faecium)mEnterococcus agar + TITG agar base37°C; 48 h ← 35–37°C for 18–24 hours
Escherichia colim-TEC agar35–37°C for 2 hours and at 44.5 ± 0.5°C for 22 hours
Aeromonas spp.mADA-V agar37°C; 24 h
Pseudomonas aeruginosaCetrimide agar35°C for 18 h

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