Table 3.

Identification and characterization of isolates

Test or characteristic% Positive isolates from
NAA 1:1 (n = 27)NAA 1:10 (n = 30)NAA 1:100 (n = 30)NAA 1:1,000 (n = 26)NAA 0 (n = 25)
OprF immunoblot100100100100100
Pseudomonas-specific PCR100100100100100
Gram negative100100100100100
Oxidase100100100100100
Catalase100100100100100
Growth at 4°C10010010010092
Growth at 37°C72027198
Growth at 41°C431708