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Table 6 Bacteria isolated from positive blood cultures after correcting for contamination, stratified by infection status

From: Community-acquired bacteraemia in COVID-19 in comparison to influenza A and influenza B: a retrospective cohort study

  Positive blood cultures
Pathogen, n (%) Influenza A
(n = 13)
Influenza B
(n = 10)
COVID-19
(n = 7)
Escherichia coli 1 (7.7) 1 (10.0) 2 (28.6)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 (7.7) 1 (14.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (14.3)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 10 (76.9) 4 (40.0) 2 (28.6)
Streptococcus pyogenes 1 (10.0)
Staphylococcus aureus 1 (6.7) 4 (40.0) 1 (14.3)