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Table 2 Pathogens identified in the cultures of 2122 patients during their index admission

From: The association between culture positivity and long-term mortality in critically ill surgical patients

  Total Blood Respiratory tract Urinary tract Skin and soft tissue Abdomen
  (N = 2122) (N = 417) (N = 1702) (N = 554) (N = 194) (N = 139)
  n % n % n % n % n % n %
Gram-positive cocci N = 482 N = 97 N = 195 N = 89 N = 49 N = 93
 Staphylococcus aureus 214 44.4% 36 37.1% 166 85.1% 3 3.4% 11 22.4% 5 5.4%
 Enterococcus faecium 112 23.2% 20 20.6% 0 0.0% 20 22.5% 13 26.5% 20 21.5%
 Enterococcus faecalis 76 15.8% 10 10.3% 0 0.0% 25 28.1% 11 22.4% 6 6.5%
Gram-negative bacilli N = 1825 N = 283 N = 1530 N = 294 N = 136 N = 66
 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 652 35.7% 44 15.5% 538 35.2% 98 33.3% 31 22.8% 19 28.8%
 Klebsiella pneumoniae 561 30.7% 68 24.0% 455 29.7% 47 16.0% 29 21.3% 16 24.2%
 Acinetobacter baumannii 347 19.0% 46 16.3% 290 19.0% 10 3.4% 17 12.5% 5 7.6%
 Escherichia coli 276 15.1% 45 15.9% 98 6.4% 106 36.1% 29 21.3% 16 24.2%
 Enterobacter cloacae 186 10.2% 28 9.9% 123 8.0% 12 4.1% 13 9.6% 8 12.1%
 Serratia marcescens 101 5.5% 15 5.3% 84 5.5% 2 0.7% 5 3.7% 0 0.0%
 Haemophilus influenzae 70 3.8% 0 0.0% 70 4.6% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
 Enterobacter aerogenes 65 3.6% 8 2.8% 52 3.4% 3 1.0% 4 2.9% 1 1.5%
Fungi N = 435 N = 64 N = 122 N = 237 N = 24 N = 16
 Candida albicans 238 54.7% 23 35.9% 52 42.6% 129 54.4% 19 79.2% 11 68.8%
 Candida glabrata 87 20.0% 10 15.6% 8 6.6% 55 23.2% 5 20.8% 4 25.0%
 Candida tropicalis 46 10.6% 4 6.3% 5 4.1% 29 12.2% 2 8.3% 1 6.3%
 Candida parapsilosis 7 1.6% 4 6.3% 0 0.0% 2 0.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
 Candida krusei 3 0.7% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.4% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Yeast 42 9.7% 4 6.3% 1 0.8% 129 54.4% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
 Aspergillus 64 14.7% 22 34.4% 50 41.0% 2 0.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%