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Table 2 Aetiology of the 181 cases of infections

From: Infections in patients taking Rituximab for hematologic malignancies: two-year cohort study

Gram neg. (N = 68) Gram pos. (N = 46) Virus (N = 62) Other (N = 5)
E. coli 29 CoNS 26 EBV 17 Aspergillus 1
Pseudomonas 14 S. aureus 9 Rhinovirus 13 Mycobacterium 1
Klebsiella 10 Enterococcus 8 CMV 11 Undefined 3
Serratia 3 Streptococcus 2 Influenza 4   
Moraxella 2 C. difficile 1 PIV 4   
Propionobacterium 2    RSV 3   
Proteus 2    HCV 2   
Stenotrophomonas 2    HSV 2   
Campylobacter 1    Adenovirus 1   
Enterobacter 1    Enterovirus 1   
Fusobacterium 1    HHV6 1   
Haemophilus 1    HHV8 1   
     HMPV 1   
     Norovirus 1   
  1. No infection with mixed aetiology were found.
  2. E. Coli Escherichia coli, CoNS coagulase negative staphylococci, S. aureus Staphylococcus aureus, C. difficile Clostridium difficile, EBV Epstein-Barr virus, CMV Cytomegalovirus, PIV Para-influenza virus, RSV respiratory syncytial virus, HCV hepatitis C virus, HSV Herpes simplex virus 1–2, HHV6 Human herpes virus 6, HHV8 Human herpes virus 8, HMPV Human metepneumovirus.