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Table 3 Culture results for each pulmonary system, urinary tract, and skin and soft tissue infection

From: Gram-stain-based antimicrobial selection reduces cost and overuse compared with Japanese guidelines

  N (%)
Sputum culture of pulmonary infection Subtotal = 45
Streptococcus pneumoniae 11 (24.4 %)
Haemophilus influenzae 9 (20.0 %)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 6 (13.3 %)
Moraxella catarrhalis 5 (11.1 %)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 (8.8 %)
Staphylococcus aureus 4 (8.8 %)
 others 7 (15.5 %)
Urine culture of urinary tract infection Subtotal = 105
Escherichia coli 76 (72.3 %)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 9 (8.5 %)
Citrobacter koseri 3 (2.8 %)
Morganella morganii 3 (2.8 %)
Enterobacter aerogenes 2 (1.9 %)
Enterobacter cloacae 2 (1.9 %)
Enterococcus faecalis 2 (1.9 %)
Proteus mirabilis 2 (1.9 %)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (1.9 %)
Serratia marcescense 2 (1.9 %)
 Others 6 (5.7 %)
Blood culture of skin & soft tissue infection Subtotal = 58
Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis 9 (15.5 %)
Steptococcus agalactiae 1 (1.7 %)
 negative 48 (82.7 %)