Table 1.

Vibrio CFU and Vibrio species isolated on TCBS medium or APW medium from the Metauro and Foglia estuaries between April and October 1995

MonthVibrio CFU (100 ml−1)No. of isolatesOrigin (medium)No. (%) of strains
V. alginolyticusV. parahaemolyticusV. choleraenon-O1V. vulnificus
MetauroFogliaMetauroFogliaMetauroFogliaMetauroFogliaMetauroFogliaMetauroFoglia
April5.0 × 1023.0 × 10334TCBS2 (67)2 (50)
APW111
May1.0 × 1023.0 × 10347TCBS2 (50)4 (57)1 (14)
APW22
June2.5 × 1035.0 × 104511TCBS5 (100)9 (82)1 (9)
APW1
July1.1 × 10141.0 × 10668TCBS2 (33)1 (13)1 (13)
APW122212
August1.0 × 1063.0 × 1071211TCBS3 (25)4 (36)2 (17)1 (9)
APW5242
September3.0 × 1052.0 × 10655TCBS4 (80)2 (40)2 (40)
APW11
October1.5 × 1051.0 × 106814TCBS4 (50)6 (43)2 (25)1 (7)
APW27
Total436034 (79)42 (70)6 (14)10 (17)3 (7)6 (10)2 (3)