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Table 3 Clinical specimens and species of Haemophilus from patients with pneumonia

From: No development of ciprofloxacin resistance in the Haemophilus species associated with pneumonia over a 10-year study

Specimen No. of patients (%) 95 % CI %
 Bronchial secretion 25 (30.5) 20.5–40.5
 Tracheal secretion 30 (36.6) 26.2–47.0
 Sputum 22 (26.8) 17.2–36.4
 Throat swab 1 (1.2) 0–3.6
 Arterial blood culture 0 0
 Venous blood culture 9 (11.0) 4.2–17.8
 Secretion drainage 1 (1.2) 0–3.6
Species
Haemophilus influenzae 46 (56.1) 45.4–66.8
Haemophilus parainfluenzae 37 (45.1) 34.3–55.9
  1. Several tests were carried out partially in some patients. Both H. influenzae and H. parainfluenzae were found in one patient’s bronchial secretions