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Table 2 Summary of microbiology

From: Prognostic factors and monomicrobial necrotizing fasciitis: gram-positive versus gram-negative pathogens

  Gram positive pathogen (n = 11)
Staphylococcus aureus 6(54.5%)
   MSSA 4
   MRSA 2
Streptococcus sp.  
   Alpha-hemolytic 1(9.1%)
   S. viridans 1
   Beta-hemolytic 4(36.3%)
   S. pyogenes 1
   Group B streptoccus 3
  Gram negative pathogen (n = 35)
Vibrio spp. 23(66%)
   Vibrio vulnificus 20
   Vibrio parahaemolyticus 2
   Vibrio cholerae non-O1 1
Aeromonas spp. 8(23%)
   Aeromonas hydrophila 6
   Aeromonas sobria 1
   Aeromonas caviae 1
Kleb.pneumoniae 1
E. Coli 1
Pseudomonas Stutzeri 1
Anaerobes  
   Prevotella spp. 1
  1. Data are presented as frequency (%)
  2. MRSA: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  3. MSSA: Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus