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Table 3 Bacteriological pattern in patients with cervicofacial NF

From: Cervicofacial necrotizing fasciitis among patients attending the Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Bacteria Gender Total %
Male Female
S. aureus 9 3 12 28.6
S. pyogenes 7 2 9 21.4
K. pneumoniae 4 0 4 9.5
P. aeruginosa 2 1 3 7.1
E. coli 1 1 2 4.8
H. influenza type b 2 0 2 4.8
No growth 6 4 10 23.8
Total 31 11 42 100