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Table 7 Distribution of bacterial pathogens in the different meat types from the informal meat trade in Nyanga

From: Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of enteric bacterial pathogens in human and non-human sources in an urban informal settlement in Cape Town, South Africa

Type (n) Number of samples with virulence gene/ bacterial pathogen (%)
Salmonella Campylobacter Plesiomonas Aeromonas DEC
Raw beef (17) 1 (6) 1 (6) 2 (12) 2 (12)
Raw mutton (9) 1 (11) 1 (11)
Raw pork (22) 1 (5)
Raw chicken (11) 3 (27) 5 (45)
Roast beef (26)
Roast Pork (8)
Roast Chicken (3)
Total 4 6 1 3 3
  1. DEC = Diarrheic E. coli,” – “means that the pathogen was not isolated