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Table 2 Microbiological causes of nosocomial Gram positive and Gram negative bacteremia

From: Dynamics of C-reactive protein and white blood cell count in critically ill patients with nosocomial Gram positive vs. Gram negative bacteremia: a historical cohort study

Organism n Number of antibiotic susceptible bacteria n(%)
Gram-positive bacteria 42 9 (21.4)
   Staphylococcus spp. 34  
Staphylococcus aureus 11 1 (2.4)
Coagulase-negative staphylococci 23 0 (0.0)
   Streptococci/Enterococci 8 8 (19.0)
Gram-negative bacteria 63 53 (84.1)
   Enterobacter spp. 20 13 (20.6)
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 16 15 (23.8)
   Klebsiella spp. 8 8 (12.7)
   Escherichia coli 6 6 (9.5)
   Proteus spp. 5 5 (7.9)
   Serratia marcescens 3 3 (4.8)
   Acitenobacter 2 2 (3.2)
   Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 1 0 (0.0)
   Morganella morganii 1 1 (1.6)
   Flavo bacterium 1 0 (0.0)