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Table 2 The microorganisms reported from diabetic foot wound cultures (n = 200)

From: A retrospective analysis of the microbiology of diabetic foot infections at a Scottish tertiary hospital

  Number of microbiological results
Gram positiveStaphylococcus aureus65
Staphylococcus epidermidis1
Staphylococcus lugdenensis2
Group B Streptococcus2
Group C Streptococcus1
Group F Streptococcus1
Group G Streptococcus1
Streptococcus constellatus1
Total Gram positive74
Gram negativeEnterobacter hormaechei1
Escherichia coli1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa1
Total Gram negative3
Total monomicrobial swabs77
Yeasts1
Mixed aerobic40
Mixed anaerobic6
Total positive swabs124
No significant growth76
Total200