Table 3

Micro-organisms isolated in different sites of infections and bloodstream

Micro-organism

Site of infection

Blooda


Escherichia coli

54 (35.3)

27 (43.5)

Streptococcus pneumoniae

23 (15)

7 (11.3)

Streptococcus spp.

15 (9.8)

8 (5.2)

Klebsiella spp.

12 (7.8)

6 (9.7)

Proteus mirabilis

7 (4.6)

2 (3.2)

Legionella pneumophila

7 (4.6)

-

Enterococcus spp.

6 (3.9)

1 (1.6)

Pseudomonas spp

5 (3.3)

-

Staphylococcus aureus

4 (2.6)

4 (6.4)

Neisseria meningitidis

4 (2.6)

3 (4.8)

Bacteroides fragilis

4 (2.6)

2 (3.2)

Chlamydia pneumoniae

3 (1.9)

-

Salmonella enteritidis

2 (1.3)

1 (1.6)

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

2 (1.3)

Prevotella oris

1 (1.6)

Aeromonas hydrophila

1 (1.6)

Enterobacter spp.

1 (0.65)

Nocardia asteroids

1 (0.65)

Staphylococcus spp.

1 (0.65)

Leptospira

1 (0.65)

Coxiella burnetii

1 (0.65)

Total

153 (100)

63 (100)


Values are expressed as n (%). aSix episodes of polymicrobial bacteraemia were detected.

Garnacho-Montero et al. Critical Care 2006 10:R111   doi:10.1186/cc4995

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