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Table 3 Distribution of microbial pathogens detected in study cohort

From: Impact of microbial Aetiology on mortality in severe community-acquired pneumonia

Microbial Pathogens Study Cohort, n = 117 (%)
Viruses
Influenza A* 28 (24.0)
Influenza B 5 (4.3)
Rhinovirus 6 (5.1)
Human Metapneumovirus 5 (4.3)
Adenovirus 3 (2.6)
Coronavirus 2 (1.7)
Respiratory Syncytial Virus 2 (1.7)
Parainfluenza 1 (0.9)
Bacteria
Streptococcus pneumoniae 19 (16.3)
Staphylococcus aureus 6 (5.1)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 5 (4.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 (3.4)
Haemophilus influenzae 3 (2.6)
Moraxella cataharrlis 2 (1.7)
Achromobacter 1 (0.9)
Escherichia coli 1 (0.9)
Burkholderia pseudomallei 1 (0.9)
Nocardia 1 (0.9)
Atypical organisms
Mycoplasma pneumoniae 4 (3.4)
Legionella 3 (2.6)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 3 (2.6)
  1. Data are presented as number (%). *9 out of 28 Influenza A samples were serotype H1N1