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Table 1 Organism growth from blood cultures sampled from patients admitted to UHB in 2014

From: A cross-sectional study of blood cultures and antibiotic use in patients admitted from the Emergency Department: missed opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship

Organism Number of patients (%)
E. coli 78 (27.7)
Coagulase negative Staphylococcus 44 (15.6)
Staphylococcus aureus 21 (7.4)
Klebsiella pneumonia 10 (3.5)
Streptococcus pneumonia 13 (4.6)
Beta haemolytic streptococcus group A 6 (2.1)
Proteus mirabilis 8 (2.8)
Corynebacterium sp. 7 (2.5)
Other 95 (33.7)
Total 282 (100)