TABLE 2

Vibrio species identification for the total isolates collected from mud samples

Sampling seasonVibrio speciesNo. (%) of Vibrio isolates from mud ata:Total no. (%) of isolates
MAMPHNJHBS
June 2013V. alginolyticus173 (68.7)170 (67.5)34 (13.5)79 (31.6)119 (47.8)575 (45.8)
V. cholerae2 (0.8)020 (7.9)1 (0.4)023 (1.8)
V. parahaemolyticus28 (11.1)37 (14.7)67 (26.6)73 (29.2)77 (30.9)282 (22.5)
V. vulnificus2 (0.8)059 (23.4)29 (11.6)1 (0.4)91 (7.3)
Other Vibrio spp.47 (18.7)45 (17.9)72 (28.6)68 (27.2)52 (20.9)284 (22.6)
September 2013V. alginolyticus106 (46.9)55 (25.7)82 (39.6)107 (52.2)114 (51.4)464 (43.2)
V. cholerae000000
V. parahaemolyticus68 (30.1)98 (45.8)88 (42.5)54 (26.3)60 (27.0)368 (34.3)
V. vulnificus000000
Other Vibrio spp.52 (23.0)61 (28.5)37 (17.9)44 (21.5)48 (21.6)242 (22.5)
December 2013V. alginolyticus200 (87.0)146 (70.9)104 (46.0)177 (82.7)94 (47.7)721 (67.2)
V. cholerae000000 (0.0)
V. parahaemolyticus6 (2.6)34 (16.5)79 (35.0)4 (1.9)69 (35.0)192 (17.9)
V. vulnificus000000 (0.0)
Other Vibrio spp.24 (10.4)26 (12.6)43 (19.0)33 (15.4)34 (17.3)160 (14.9)
February 2014V. alginolyticus137 (60.1)114 (60.3)172 (71.1)211 (84.1)138 (56.1)772 (66.8)
V. cholerae000000
V. parahaemolyticus61 (26.8)28 (14.8)29 (12.0)12 (4.8)49 (19.9)179 (15.5)
V. vulnificus000000
Other Vibrio spp.30 (13.2)47 (24.9)41 (16.9)28 (11.2)59 (24.0)205 (17.7)
April 2014V. alginolyticus107 (45.0)178 (77.7)153 (63.0)187 (76.3)96 (39.5)721 (60.2)
V. cholerae000000
V. parahaemolyticus97 (40.8)16 (7.0)53 (21.8)13 (5.3)71 (29.2)250 (20.9)
V. vulnificus000000
Other Vibrio spp.34 (14.3)35 (15.3)37 (15.2)45 (18.4)76 (31.3)227 (18.9)
  • a Total number of bacterial isolates grown on TCBS agar. All colonies grown on TCBS agar were selected, not exceeding 252 isolates for each sampling site. Locations: MA, Muan; MP, Mokpo; HN, Haenam; JH, Jangheung; BS, Boseong.