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Table 2 Microbiological data retrieved from secondary diagnostic codes in discharge records (n = 502), and from blood culture samples (six hospitals, 2004-2006: n = 106)

From: Increasing incidence and mortality of infective endocarditis: a population-based study through a record-linkage system

Hospital discharge records Isolates from blood
Microorganism (ICD9-CM) n (%) Microorganism n (%)
Staphylococci 210 (42%) Staphylococci 41 (39%)
S. aureus (38.11, 41.11) 87 S. aureus 31
Coagulase-negative Staphylococci (38.19, 41.19) 30 Coagulase-negative Staphylococci 7
Staphylococcus spp (38.1, 38.10, 41.1, 41.10) 93 Staphylococcus spp 3
Streptococci + Enterococci 213 (42%) Streptococci+Enterococci 43 (41%)
Streptococci, all (38.0, 41.0x not 41.04) 186 S. bovis 11
   S. mitis 8
   Other Streptococci 11
Enterococci, all (41.04) 27 Enterococcus faecalis 10
   Enterococcus spp. 3
Gram-negative bacteria (38.4x, 41.3-41.7) 50 (10%) Gram-negative bacteria 13 (12%)
Others (38.2, 38.3, 41.2, 41.8, 98.84, 112.81 29 (6%) Others 9 (8%)
  1. List of ICD-9-CM codes adopted:
  2. 38.1 Staphylococcal septicemia; 38.10 Staphylococcal septicemia, unspecified; 38.11 Staphylococcus aureus septicaemia; 38.19 Other staphylococcal septicemia
  3. Bacterial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site: 41.1 Staphylococcus; 41.10 Staphylococcus, unspecified; 41.11 Staphylococcus aureus; 41.19 Other Staphylococcus
  4. 38.0 Streptococcal septicemia
  5. Bacterial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site: 41.0 Streptococcus; 41.04 Group D [Enterococcus]
  6. 38.4 Septicemia due to other gram-negative organisms
  7. Bacterial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site: 41.3 K. pneumoniae; 41.4 E. coli; 41.5 H. influenzae; 41.6 P. mirabilis; 41.7 Pseudomonas
  8. 38.2 Pneumococcal septicaemia; 38.3 Septicemia due to anaerobes
  9. Bacterial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site: 41.2 Pneumococcus; 41.8 Other specified bacterial infections
  10. 98.84 gonococcal endocarditis; 112.81 candidal endocarditis