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Table 3 Results for the microbiological screening in the hotel canteen by sample material and detected microorganisms

From: Infectious diseases during the European Union training mission Mali (EUTM MLI) – a four-year experience

Analyzed material Bacillus cereus Escherichia coli Enterococci Further potentially harmful species
Cut papaya fruit from the breakfast buffet Negative Negative Positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Cut watermelon from the breakfast buffet Negative Negative Positive Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae
Tomatoes in the hotel kitchen Positive Negative Positive ESBL-positive Klebsiella oxytoca, Acinetobacter spp.
Apples in the hotel kitchen Positive Negative Negative Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae
Cut cabbage in the hotel kitchen Negative Negative Negative Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae
Handle of the big refrigerator in the hotel kitchen Negative Negative Positive Aeromonas hydrophila/caviae
Cutting machine of the hotel kitchen Negative Negative Positive Delftia acidovorans, Acinetobacter pittii
Cutting plate of the hotel kitchen Positive Negative Positive Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae
Flour from a working place in the bakery Negative Negative Negative Klebsiella oxytoca, Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae
Red chili sauce from the lunch buffet Negative Negative Negative Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae,
Acinetobacter ursingii
White rice from the lunch buffet Negative Negative Negative Pantoea agglomerans
Cut carrots from the lunch buffet Negative Negative Positive Acinetobacter pittii,
Aeromonas hydrophila/caviae,
Kluyvera cryocrescens
Cold chicken salad from lunch Negative Positive Positive Aeromonas hydrophila/caviae,
Enterobacter ludwigii
Cake as a dessert from lunch Negative Negative Negative Klebsiella pneumoniae,
Enterobacter cloacae ssp. cloacae,
Klebsiella oxytoca
Paprika salad from the dinner buffet Negative Positive Positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa,
Proteus spp.
Mayonnaise salad from the dinner buffet Negative Negative Positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa,
Proteus spp.
Olives from the dinner buffet Negative Negative Positive Bacillus cereus var. mycoides,
Proteus spp.