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Table 1 Age distribution of TOP 10 pathogens isolated from blood culture specimens, 2012–2017

From: Shifting trends and age distribution of ESKAPEEc resistance in bloodstream infection, Southwest China, 2012–2017

Pathogens Overall Adults Children
NO of pathogens
(n = 32259)
Percentage Rank NO of pathogens
(n = 26635)
Percentage Rank NO of pathogens
(n = 5624)
Percentage Rank
Gram-negative
Escherichia coli 10333 32.03% 1 9810 36.83% 1 523 9.30% 1
Klebsiella pneumoniae 3582 11.10% 2 3285 12.33% 2 297 5.28% 2
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 893 2.77% 7 818 3.07% 3 75 1.33% 3
Enterobacter cloacae 749 2.32% 9 700 2.63% 4 49 0.87% 5
Acinetobacter baumannii 750 2.32% 8 695 2.61% 5 55 0.98% 4
Gram-positive
Staphylococcus epidermidis 3300 10.23% 3 1713 6.43% 1 1587 28.22% 1
Staphylococcus aureus 1951 6.05% 4 1607 6.03% 2 344 6.12% 4
Staphylococcus hominis 1924 5.96% 5 1316 4.94% 3 608 10.81% 2
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 1231 3.82% 6 803 3.01% 4 428 7.61% 3
Enterococcus faecium 687 2.13% 10 499 1.87% 5 188 3.34% 6
Streptococcus pneumoniae 486 1.51% 12 262 0.98% 13 224 3.98% 5