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Table 4 Cases with bloodstream infection related to infection severity

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 1 1 3 2
 Group A/C/G streptococci 0 0 2 1
 Group B streptococci 0 1 2 0
 Enterococcus spp. 0 0 2 0
 Staphylococcus aureus 2 4 13 0
 Staphylococcus lugdunensis 1 0 0 0
 Staphylococcus epidermidis 0 2 2 0
 Non haemolytic streptococcus 0 1 1 0
Gram-negative
 Escherichia coli 5 22 17 3
 Klebsiella spp. 2 4 6 0
 Other Enterobacteriaceae 0 0 2 0
 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 0 0 0
 Haemophilus spp. 0 0 1 0
Anaerobic bacteria
 Clostridium spp. 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 blood cultures