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Table 2 Gram negative bacteria isolated from blood cultures in two halves of study period

From: Emergence of Carbapenem resistant Gram negative and vancomycin resistant Gram positive organisms in bacteremic isolates of febrile neutropenic patients: A descriptive study

  (Period 1) Positive blood culture (Period II) Positive blood culture  
Gram Positive Bacteremic Isolates n = 90 % n = 352 % P-value
E. coli 26 28.9 129 36.6 0.169
P. aeruginosa 15 16.7 34 9.7 0.059
Enterobacter spp. 12 13.3 30 8.5 0.165
Pseudomonas spp. 8 8.9 29 8.2 0.842
Klebsiella spp. 11 12.2 41 11.6 0.880
Acinetobacter spp. 6 6.7 52 14.8 0.042 *
Salmonella 4 4.4 12 3.4 0.751#
Citrobacter spp. 3 3.3 6 1.7 0.396 #
Proteus spp. 3 3.3 1 0.3 0.028 #*
Aeromonas spp. 1 1.1 8 2.3 0.693 #
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 0 0.0 7 2.0 0.353 #
Achromobacter spp 0 0.0 1 0.3 0.999 #
Alcaligenes xylosoxidans 1 1.1 0 0.0 0.204 #
Chryseomonas luteola 0 0.0 1 0.3 0.999 #
Campylobacter spp. 0 0.0 1 0.3 0.999 #
  1. p-values calculated by Chi square test otherwise indicated
  2. # p-value calculated by Fisher exact test
  3. * p < 0.05