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Table 2 Site of infection and microbiology

From: Mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin as a prognostic marker in sepsis: an observational study

Site of infection/microbiology Number of patientsa
Lung 44
   Streptococcus pneumoniae 6
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 5
   Haemophilus influenzae 3
   Streptococcus pyogenes 3
   Staphylococcus aureus 3
   Klebsiella pneumoniae 2
   Escherichia coli 2
   Enterobacter spp. 2
   Streptococcus salivarius 1
   Legionella pneumophilia 1
   Unknown 16
Urinary tract 6
   Escherichia coli 5
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1
Abdominal (gastrointestinal tract, liver, bile duct and pancreas) 5
   Clostridium difficile associated colitis 1
   Unknown 4
Others 3
   Meningococcal meningitis 1
   Sepsis caused by Torulopsis glabrata 1
   Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum 1
  1. aAn infection was diagnosed in 58% of the patients (on admission in 53 patients; five additional patients developed sepsis during their stay in the medical intensive care unit).