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Table 3 Microbiological etiology in community-acquired infection

From: Focus of infection and microbiological etiology in community-acquired infections in hospitalized adult patients in the Faroe Islands

Microorganism Infection without SIRS Sepsis Severe sepsis Septic shock
Gram-positive
 Streptococcus pneumoniae 12 9 7 2
 Group A/C/G streptococci 8 6 11 1
 Group B streptococci 1 4 2 0
 Enterococci 2 1 2 0
 Staphylococcus aureus 25 19 25 2
 Coagulase negative Staphylococcus 7 2 1 1
 Staphylococcus lugdunensis 1 0 0 0
 Staphylococcus epidermidis 3 4 2 0
 Staphylococcus saprophyticus 1 0 0 0
 Non haemolytic streptococcus 0 1 1 0
Gram-negative
 Escherichia coli 46 44 37 3
 ESBL - Escherichia coli 1 0 2 0
 Klebsiella spp. 12 8 7 0
 Other Enterobacteriaceae 9 2 8 1
 Moraxella catarrhalis 6 1 4 1
 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 4 3 4 0
 Haemophilus spp. 16 9 10 1
 Campylobacter spp. 1 0   0
 Legionella spp. 0 0 4 0
 Unspecified gram-negative rods 4 1 4 0
Anaerobic bacteria
 Clostridium spp. 2 0 4 0
 Bacteroides spp. 0 0 0 0
 Unspecified gram-positive rods 2 1 1 0
Other
 Mycoplasma pneumoniae 1 2 0 0
 Mycobacterium tuberculosis 0 1 0 0
 Candida spp. 4 1 1 1
 H1N1 0 0 1 0
 Herpesvirus 1 0 0 0
 Sapovirus 0 1 0 0
 VZV 0 0 1 0
 Norovirus 0 0 1 0
  1. *The added number of pathogens exceeds the number of cases because one patient could have more than one pathogen found in obtained cultures