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Table 4 Pathogen distribution among tip colonizations and CLABSIs

From: Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection and colonization: the impact of insertion site and distribution of multidrug-resistant pathogens

  CLABSIs n (%) TIP COLONIZATION n (%)
SC IJ FEM SC IJ FEM
Gram-negative bacteria
 MDR K. pneumoniae 5/31.2 2/6.6 6/46.1 9/21.4 10/16.9 8/18.6
 MDR A. baumannii 2/12.5 10/33.3 4/30.7 13/30.9 19/32.2 12/27.9
 MDR P. aeruginosa 3/18.7 5/11.9 4/6.7 3/6.9
 MDR P. mirabilis 1/1.6 1/2.3
 Non-MDR K. pneumoniae 1/2.3 1/1.6 1/2.3
 Non-MDR P. aeruginosa 1/3.3 1/2.3 5/8.4 1/2.3
E. coli 1/2.3 4/6.7 4/9.3
Gram-positive bacteria
Coagulase-negative staphylococci 1/6.2 8/26.6 1/7.6 2/4.7 2/3.3 4/9.3
 Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) 2/12.5 1/7.6 1/2.3 2/3.3
Enterococcus spp. 2/6.6 1/2.3 1/1.6
Yeasts
Candida spp. 1/6.2 4/13.3 1/7.6 6/14.2 5/8.4 6/13.9
Other bacteria 2/12.5 3/10 2/4.7 4/6.7 2/4.6
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