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Table 2 Distribution of isolated pathogens in patients with non-nosocomial pnseumonia a

From: Prediction of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusin patients with non-nosocomial pneumonia

Microbes No. of isolates
(%)
Gram-positive pathogens  
   MRSA 78 (8.3)
   MSSA 51 (5.4)
   Streptococcus pneumoniae 167 (17.7)
Gram-negative pathogens  
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 175 (18.5)
   Escherichia Coli 49 (5.2)
   Klebsiella pneumoniae 156 (16.5)
   Enterobacter species 31 (3.3)
   Acinetobacter baumannii 24 (2.5)
   Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 18 (1.9)
   Haemophilus influenza 10 (1.1)
   Moraxella catarrhalis 24 (2.5)
Othersb 25 (2.6)
Atypical pathogens  
   Mycoplasma pneumoniae 146 (15.5)
   Legionella pneumophila 2 (0.2)
  1. aData are presented as numbers (percentages). Multiple pathogens were isolated in 91 patients.
  2. b Serratia marcescens (n=12), Proteus mirabilis (n=5), Citrobacter species (n=3), Morganella morganii (n=2), Burkholderia cepacia (n=1), Bacteroides fragilis (n=1), Enterococcus faecalis (n=1).
  3. Abbreviations: MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MSSA methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus.