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Table 3 Causative organisms in the BSI without VSB group as determined from blood cultures

From: Breakthrough viridans streptococcal bacteremia in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients receiving levofloxacin prophylaxis in a Japanese hospital

  No of strains
Gram positive cocci  
 Coagulase negative staphylococcus 19
Enterococcus faecium 4
Enterococcus faecalis 2
Streptococcus agalactiae 1
 Unidentified GPC 2
Gram positive rods  
Corynebacterium striatum 10
Corynebacterium jeikeium 1
Corynebacterium spp. 1
 Unidentified GPR 2
Gram negative rods  
Escherichia coli 10
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1
Campylobacter spp. 1
Helicobacter cinaedi 1
Trichosporon asahii 1
  1. All the gram negative rods were resistant to levofloxacin except for Helicobacter cinaedi and Campylobacter spp. The standard drug susceptibility tests for Helicobacter cinaedi and Campylobacter spp. could not be performed in our institute
  2. BSI blood stream infection, VSB viridans streptococcal bacteremia, GPC gram-positive coccus, GPR gram-positive rod