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Table 2 Pathogens isolated by culture of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid or protected telescopic catheter

From: Bronchoalveolar lavage cytological alveolar damage in patients with severe pneumonia

Species isolated Patients with community-acquired pneumonia Patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia (n = 57)
  With pneumonia (n = 15) With pneumonia (n = 39) No pneumonia (n = 18)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 4 2 -
Haemophilus influenzae 3 1 -
Legionella sp. 1 - -
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 2 -
Escherichia coli 2 5 -
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 13 -
Staphylococcus aureus 1 9 -
Proteus sp. - 3 -
Enterobacter sp. - 2 -
Serratia sp. - 1 -
Other 2 5 -
Candida sp. - 3 6