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Table 2 Reported causative pathogens on the major types of HCAI (n, %)

From: Estimating extra length of stay and risk factors of mortality attributable to healthcare-associated infection at a Chinese university hospital: a multi-state model

PathogenAll HCAI
(N = 1914)
LRTI
(N = 968)
BSI
(N = 278)
UTI
(N = 239)
SSI
(N = 56)
Acinetobacter baumannii242 (12.64)180 (18.60)23 (8.27)6 (2.51)3 (5.36)
Klebsiella pneumoniae180 (9.40)82 (8.47)51 (18.35)20 (8.37)3 (5.36)
Staphylococcus aureus166 (8.67)92 (9.50)48 (17.27)010 (17.86)
Canidia Albicans142 (7.42)85 (8.78)9 (3.24)36 (15.06)1 (1.79)
Enterococcus species87 (4.55)5 (0.52)21 (7.55)42 (17.57)2 (3.57)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa82 (4.28)54 (5.58)5 (1.80)7 (2.93)1 (1.79)
Escherichia coli65 (3.40)12 (1.24)18 (6.47)27 (11.30)1 (1.79)
Candida spp.55 (2.87)22 (4.34)6 (2.52)21 (20.92)0
C.tropical52 (2.72)20 (2.07)1 (0.36)29 (12.13)0
Aspergillus spp.33 (1.72)30 (3.10)1 (0.36)00
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus spp.25 (1.31)6 (0.62)15 (5.40)01 (1.79)
Neisseria19 (0.99)1 (0.10)000
Streptococcus viridans17 (0.89)02 (0.72)00
Saccharomyces17 (0.89)6 (0.62)010 (4.18)0
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia16 (0.84)12 (1.24)2 (0.72)1 (0.42)0
Enterobacter Hormaeche and Edwards14 (0.73)6 (0.62)5 (1.80)00
Bacillus proteus8 (0.42)2 (0.21)03 (1.26)0
Serratia spp.8 (0.42)5 (0.52)1 (0.36)02 (3.57)
Acinetobacter sp8 (0.42)3 (0.31)1 (0.36)00
  1. HCAI healthcare-associated infection, LRTI lower respiratory tract infection, BSI bloodstream infection, UTI urinary tract infection, SSI surgical site infection
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