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Table 3 Bacteria isolated from mattress, bed deck, and launderable cover

From: A randomized trial to evaluate a launderable bed protection system for hospital beds

Bacteria Number of cultures with bacteria Percent of total number of cultures
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 281 62.2 %
Bacillus species 93 20.6 %
Micrococcus species 83 18.4 %
Corynebacterium 13 2.9 %
Pseudomonas flourescens 9 2.0 %
Mold 9 2.0 %
Streptococcus viridians 6 1.3 %
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5 1.1 %
Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes 1 0.2 %
Acinetobacter baumannii 1 0.2 %
Paracoccusyeei 1 0.2 %
Rhizobium radiobacter 1 0.2 %