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Table 2 Organism frequency by common healthcare associated infection

From: The prevalence of healthcare associated infections among adult inpatients at nineteen large Australian acute-care public hospitals: a point prevalence survey

  Surgical site infection Pneumonia Urinary tract infection Bloodstream infection
Patients with HAI (n) 100 67 66 38
Number of organisms identified (n) 97 38 61 37
Organism (frequency) S. aureus (21.6%) S. aureus (13.2%) E. coli (31.1%) S. aureus (18.9%)
Gram positive bacilli (11.3%) Candida spp. (10.5%) Candida spp. (21.3%) E. coli (16.2%)
C. albicans (7.2%) Gram negative bacilli (7.9%) E. faecium (16.4%) Enterococcus spp. (13.5%)
Enterococcus spp. (7.2%) Gram negative cocci (7.9%) Klebsiella spp. (13.1%) Candida spp. (10.8%)
P. aeruginosa (7.2%) H. influenzae (7.9%) Gram positive bacilli (6.6%) Klebsiella spp. (8.1%)
  Klebsiella spp. (7.9%)   Streptococcus spp. (8.1%)
  P. aeruginosa (7.9%)   
  1. HAI healthcare associated infection