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Table 2 The comparison of the common pathogens in two types of surgery

From: Multicenter surveillance study of surgical site infection and its risk factors in radical resection of colon or rectal carcinoma

Pathogens Radical resection of colon (n = 38) Radical resection of rectal (n = 65) X 2 P value
n % n %
Escherichia coli 21 55.26 24 36.92 3.279 0.070
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5 13.16 4 6.15 1.475 0.225
Enterococcus 3 7.89 14 21.54 3.239 0.072
Klebsiella pneumoniae 3 7.89 4 6.15 0.115 0.735