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Table 4 General distribution of microbial pathogens in the different operating theatres of Mbale Regional Hospital, Eastern Uganda

From: Contamination of microbial pathogens and their antimicrobial pattern in operating theatres of peri-urban eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

  Theatre  
Ophthalmology (n = 91) Gynaecology (n = 62) General-private (n = 35) General-Public (n = 46) N = 234
Organism n (%)
Pseudomonas spp 20 (35.7) 16 (28) 11 (19.6) 9 (16.1)  
Bacillus spp 17 (41.5) 12 (29.3) 6 (14.6) 6 (14.6)  
CoNS 13 (54.2) 4 (16.7) 0 (0) 7 (29.2)  
Enterobacter aerogens 9 (45) 4 (20) 2 (10) 5 (25)  
S. aureus 4 (22.2) 8 (44.4) 3 (16.7) 3 (16.7)  
E. coli 6 (50) 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7)  
Micrococcus spp 5 (41.7) 5 (41.7) 1 (8.3) 1 (8.3)  
P. aeruginosa 3 (75) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (25)  
Viridans Streptococcus 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (100) 0 (0)  
E. faecalis 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (50) 1 (50)  
Enterococcus spp 1 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Aspergillus spp 12 (32.4) 8 (21.6) 7 (18.9) 10 (27)  
Rhodotorula spp 1 (25) 2 (50) 0 (0) 1 (25)  
Rhizopus spp 0 (0) 1 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Total N (%) 91 (36.8) 63 (25.5) 40 (16.2) 53 (21.5) 234 (100.0%)