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Table 4 Performance of CRP in the neonates with proven sepsis

From: Prospective evaluation of the usefulness of C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis in a sub-Saharan African region

Organisms isolated Total
n = 181
Positive CRP within positive blood culture
  No % No %
Klebsiella pneumonia 105 58.0 100 95.2
Staphylococcus aureus 37 20.4 35 94.6
Escherichia coli 14 7.7 14 100.0
Proteus spp 9 5.0 9 100.0
Pseudomonas aerugenosa 8 4.4 5 62.5
Enterococcus spp 3 1.7 3 100.0
Staphylococcus epidermidis 3 1.7 3 100.0
Streptococcus spp 2 1.1 2 100.0