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Table 3 Samples with pathogenic organisms isolated in blood culture

From: Performance of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin to distinguish viral from bacterial and malarial causes of fever in Southeast Asia

Samples with pathogenic organisms isolated in blood cultures Cambodia n (%) Laos n (%) Thailand n (%) TotaL n (%)
Acinetobacter bacteraemia 1 (2)    1 (1)
B. pseudomallei 6 (10)    6 (7)
E. coli 4 (7) 2 (10) 5 (46) 11 (12)
H. influenzae 4 (7)    4 (4)
K. pneumoniae 1 (2)    1 (1)
P. aeruginosa 1 (2) 1 (5)   2 (2)
S. aureus 18 (31)    18 (20)
S. pneumoniae 12 (20)   1 (9) 13 (15)
S. pyogenes 2 (3)    2 (2)
S. Typhi / S. Paratyphi 9 (15) 17 (85) 3 (27) 28 (32)
Salmonella spp. 1 (2)   1 (9) 2 (2)
Enterococcus sp.    1 (9) 2 (2)
  1. Only samples for which sufficient volumes were available and without evidence of co-infections were included in the analysis