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Table 2 Pathogens detected in 300 adults and children admitted to CMCH with fever

From: A prospective study of the importance of enteric fever as a cause of non-malarial febrile illness in patients admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh

Pathogens All <5 years 5–15 years >15 years
Staphylococcus aureus 2 1 1 0
Streptococcus pneumoniae 2 1 1 0
Streptococcus acidominimus 1 0 0 1
Enterococcus spp. 1 0 0 1
Escherichia coli 2 0 0 2
Enterobacter cloacae 2 0 0 2
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 0 0 1
Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi
 Blood culture 19 0 8 11
 PCR 18a 0 1 17
Burkholderia cepacia 3 3 0 0
Acinetobacter spp. 1 0 1 0
Neisseria meningitdis 2 0 2 0
Rickettsia typhi 2 0 0 2
Orientia tsutsugamushi 1 0 0 1
Dengue 2 0 0 2
Japanese encephalitis virus 1 1 0 0
Total 57/300 (19) 6/70 (9) 13/86 (15) 38/144 (26)
  1. aThree also positive by blood culture