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Table 3 The three most frequent pathogens from major infections in Gabonese children and adults

From: Retrospective analysis of antimicrobial resistance and bacterial spectrum of infection in Gabon, Central Africa

Infection Pathogen Children, n (%) Adults, n (%)
Bloodstream infection Klebsiella pneumoniae 21 (16.7) -
  Staphylococcus aureus 15 (11.9) 15 (18.5)
  Salmonella enterica 14 (11.1) 12 (14.8)
  Streptococcus pneumoniae - 10 (12.4)
  Others 76 (59.5) 44 (54.3)
Ear, eye, nose, throat infection Staphylococcus aureus 37 (22.2) 1 (16.7)
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa 15 (9.0) 1 (16.7)
  Proteus mirabilis 14 (8.4) 1 (16.7)
  Others 101 (60.5) 3 (50.0)
Surgical site infection Staphylococcus aureus 9 (25.7) 33 (32.0)
  Escherichia coli - 15 (14.2)
  Enterococcus faecalis 6 (17.1) -
  Proteus mirabilis 4 (11.4) 7 (6.6)
  Others 16 (45.7) 51 (48.1)
Skin and soft tissue infection Staphylococcus aureus 116 (74.8) 28 (75.7)
  Streptococcus pyogenes 31 (20.0) 1 (2.7)
  Klebsiella pneumoniae 2 (1.3) 2 (5.4)
  Others 6 (3.9) 6 (16.2)
Urinary tract infection Escherichia coli 28 (40.0) 36 (38.3)
  Proteus mirabilis 9 (12.9) 4 (4.3)
  Klebsiella pneumoniae 4 (5.7) 19 (20.2)
  Others 29 (41.4) 35 (37.2)
Wound infection Staphylococcus aureus 35 (46.1) 15 (22.1)
  Streptococcus pyogenes 20 (26.3) -
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa 7 (9.2) -
  Escherichia coli - 8 (11.8)
  Proteus mirabilis - 8 (11.8)
  Others 14 (18.4) 37 (54.4)