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Table 1 Causative agent of the 86 new episodes of peritonitis caused by S. aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci.

From: The role of virulence factors in the outcome of staphylococcal peritonitis in CAPD patients

Microorganism No. of strains (%)
S. aureus 35
CoNS 51 (100)
   S. epidermidis 24 (47)
   S. haemolyticus 11 (21.5)
   S. warneri 5 (9.8)
   S. hominis 5 (9.8)
   S. xylosus 2 (3.9)
   S. cohnii 2 (3.9)
   S. simulans 1 (1.9)
   S. lugdunensis 1 (1.9)
  1. CoNS: coagulase-negative staphylococci.