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Table 2 Pathogen ranking for severe febrile illness without a known source (SFWS) use case

From: Prioritising pathogens for the management of severe febrile patients to improve clinical care in low- and middle-income countries

RankPathogenPrimarily a community-acquired or nosocomial pathogen
1Typhoidal SalmonellaCommunity-acquired
2Streptococcus pneumoniaeCommunity-acquired
3Staphylococcus aureusCommunity-acquired
4Non-typhoidal SalmonellaCommunity-acquired
5Escherichia coliCommunity-acquired
6Rickettsia sppCommunity-acquired
7Leptospira spp.Community-acquired
8Brucella sppCommunity-acquired
9Burkholderia pseudomalleiCommunity-acquired
10Coxiella burnetiiCommunity-acquired
11Neisseria meningitidisCommunity-acquired
12Klebsiella sppCommunity-acquired and nosocomial
13Orientia tsutsugamushiCommunity-acquired
14Haemophilus influenzaeCommunity-acquired
15Dengue virus 1, 2, and 3Community-acquired
16Histoplasma capsulatumCommunity-acquired
17Lassa feverCommunity-acquired
18Enterococcus faecalisCommunity-acquired
19Borrelia recurrentisCommunity-acquired
20Chikungunya virusCommunity-acquired
21Pseudomonas sppNosocomial
22Acinetobacter baumanniiNosocomial
23Enterobacter sppNosocomial