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Table 2 Characteristics of 26 co-pathogens isolated in 21 cases of polymicrobial P. aeruginosa BSI.

From: Comparison of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome between monomicrobial and polymicrobial Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial bloodstream infections

Microorganisms Polymicrobial BSI cases (n = 21)
  N %
Number of agents (associated with P. aeruginosa BSI)   
   1 17 80.9
   2 3 14.3
   3 1 4.8
Agents (n = 26)   
   CNS 4 15.4
   Staphylococcus aureus* 3 11.5
   Enterococcus faecalis 1 3.8
   Enterococcus faecium** 2 7.7
   Streptococcus pneumoniae 1 3.8
   Acinetobacter baumannii 4 15.4
   Burkholderia cepacia 2 7.7
   Enterobacter cloacae 1 3.8
   Klebsiella pneumoniae 3 11.5
   Klebsiella oxytoca 1 3.8
   Serratia marcescens 1 3.8
   Candida albicans 3 11.5
  1. CNS = coagulase-negative staphylococci
  2. *Two methicillin-resistant S. aureus
  3. **One vancomycin-resistant E. faecium