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Table 2 Bacteria Isolated From 102 Patients During The Surgery

From: Appropriate duration of post-surgical intravenous antibiotic therapy for pyogenic spondylodiscitis

Organism All patients (n = 102)
Staphylococcus aureus 41 (40.2%)
 Methicillin-susceptible S. aureus 16 (15.7%)
 Methicillin-resistant S. aureus 25 (24.5%)
Coagulase-negative staphylococci 4 (3.9%)
Streptococcus species 5 (4.9%)
Viridans streptococcus 3 (2.9%)
Streptococcus sanguinis 1 (1.0%)
 Group B streptococcus 1 (1.0%)
Gram-negative bacteria 23 (22.5%)
Escherichia coli 6 (5.9%)
Enterobacter species 6 (5.9%)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 4 (3.9%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 (3.9%)
 Other gram-negative bacteria 3 (2.9%)
Anaerobes 4 (3.9%)
Culture-negative 25 (24.5%)