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Table 6 Infectious agents isolated in the evaluations of patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia

From: Ventilator associated pneumonia: comparison between quantitative and qualitative cultures of tracheal aspirates

Aetiological agents Evaluations (n [%])
Gram-negative bacteria 15 (39.4%)
Gram-positive bacteria 11 (28.9%)
Negative cultures 7 (18.4%)
One or more agents 6 (15.7%)
Fungus 5 (13.3%)
Isolated agents  
   Staphylococcus aureus 6 (15.7%)
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 6 (15.7%)
   Acinetobacter baumanii 3 (7.8%)