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Table 1 Suspected and definitive source of bacteremia

From: Blood stream infections associated with central and peripheral venous catheters

  Definitive source of bacteremia
G U R SS UN C O E CN GI Total
Suspected source of bacteremia U 17
4.8%
481*
86. 4%
4
1.85%
4
4%
12
4.5%
6
2. 2%
1
5.6%
2
3.9%
0
0%
0
0%
527
28. 4%
R 11
3.1%
19
3. 4%
198*
90. 4%
2
2%
31
11.7%
26
9. 4%
0
0%
3
5.9%
0
0%
0
0%
290
15.6%
G 297*
84. 4%
14
2.5%
4
1.8%
1
1%
32
12%
15
5. 4%
1
5.6%
1
2%
0
0%
0
0%
365
19.7%
C 3
0.9%
4
0.7%
3
1. 4%
1
1%
26
9.8%
189*
68. 2%
1
5.6%
25
49%
0
0%
0
0%
252
13.6%
SS 0
0%
1
0. 2%
1
0.5%
82*
82.8%
9
3. 4%
2
0.7%
1
5.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
96
5. 2%
O 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
0.8%
1
0. 4%
12*
66.7%
1
2%
0
0%
0
0%
16
0.9%
CNS 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
0.8%
1
0. 4%
0
0%
0
0%
11
100%
0
0%
14
0.8%
UN 24
6.8%
37
6.6%
9
4.1%
9
9.1%
152
57.1%
37
13. 4%
2
11.1%
19
37. 3%
0
0%
0
0%
289
15.6%
GI 0
0%
1
0. 2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
100%
5
0. 3%
Total 352
100%
557
100%
219
100%
99
100%
266
100%
277
100%
18
100%
51
100%
11
100%
4
100%
1854
100%
  1. U Urinary, G Gastrointestinal, R Respiratory, C Catheter, SS Skin and soft tissues, O Ostheoarticular, CN Central Nervous system, E Endocarditis, UN Unknown, Gi Ginecology
  2. *Congruent suspected and definitive source of bacteremias are in bold text