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Table 3 Microbiologic findings

From: Comparison of gram-negative and gram-positive hematogenous pyogenic spondylodiscitis: clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment

Microorganism GNB (n = 17)
Monomicrobial (No. [%])
Escherichia coli 5 (29)
Enterobacter cloacae 4 (24)
  ESBL 1 (6)
Klebsiella pneumonia 2 (12)
Salmonella enteric 2 (12)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (6)
Proteus mirabilis 1 (6)
Citrob.freundii 1 (6)
Polymicrobial
Ps. aeruginosa + E.coli (ESBL) 1 (6)
Microorganism (No. [%]) GPC (n = 37)
Monomicrobial (No. [%])
Staphylococcus aureus:
  MSSA 18 (49)
  MRSA 11 (30)
Coag(−) staphylococcus 2 (5)
Streptococcus:
  Group B Streptococcus 2 (5)
  Streptococcus viridans 1 (3)
Polymicrobial
 CoNS, MSSA 1 (3)
 CoNS, MRSA 2 (5)
  1. ESBL Extended-spectrum β–lactamase, MSSA methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, CoNS Coag(−) staphylococcus