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Table 3 Microbiologic profile of CSF shunt infections attacks

From: A retrospective study of central nervous system shunt infections diagnosed in a university hospital during a 4-year period

Organism Incidence (%)
Staphylococcus aureus 6 (30)
Acinetobacter spp. 4 (20)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 3 (15)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (10)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 (5)
Escherichia coli 1 (5)
Enterobacter aerogenes 1 (5)
Enterococci D group 1 (5)
Flavobacterium odoratum 1 (5)
Total 20 (100)