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Table 2 Prevalence of Listeria spp. in marine foods in Iran

From: Molecular characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from fresh seafood samples in Iran

Type of sample No. of samples No. (%) of Listeria spp. No. (%) of L. monocytogenes No. (%) of L. innocua No. (%) of L. ivanovii No. (%) of L. seeligeri
Fish 220 23 (10.45) 17 (7.72) 2 (0.9) 3 (1.36) 1 (0.45)
Shrimp 40 1 (2.5) 1 (2.5) - - -
Lobster 20 - - - - -
Crab 20 - - - - -
Total 300 24 (8) 18 (6) 2 (0.66) 3 (1) 1 (0.33)