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Table 1 Organisms identified from 500 blood culture sets taken from 489 patients attending 2 emergency departments in South Africa

From: Blood cultures taken from patients attending emergency departments in South Africa are an important antibiotic stewardship tool, which directly influences patient management

Fungal   Gram positive bacterial 3
Cryptococcus neoformans 2 Enterococcus faecalis  
Gram negative bacteria   Enterococcus faecium 3
Escherichia. coli 9 Staphylococcus aureus 2
Klebsiella pneumoniae 5 Streptococcus pneumoniae 4
Klebsiella oxytoca 1 Streptococcus constellatus 1
Citrobacter sp. 1 Streptococcus pyogenes 1
Enterobacter sp. 2 Gram positive cocci  
Morganella sp. 2 (un-speciated) 1
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