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Table 2 Distribution of E. coli isolated from meat at slaughterhouses

From: Antimicrobial resistance and molecular detection of extended spectrum β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolates from raw meat in Greater Accra region, Ghana

Meat type PS SS PO Total
Samples tested E. coli positive Samples tested E. coli positive Samples tested E. coli positive Samples tested E. coli positive
Beef 54 42 (78%) 24 8 (33%) 3 81 50 (61.7%)
Mutton 9 3 (33%) 7 1 (14%) 16 4 (25.0%)
Chevon 9 8 (89%) 46 31 (67%) 53 5 (9%) 108 44 (40.7%)
Total 63 50 (79%) 79 42 (53%) 63 6 (9.5%) 205 98 (48.0%)
  1. PS Public slaughterhouse, SS Slaughter slab, PO Privately-owned slaughterhouse