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Table 1 Bacterial species identified in platelet concentrates and implicated in transfusion-transmitted bacterial infections

From: Bacterial contamination of platelets for transfusion: strategies for prevention

Gram-positive Gram-negative
Bacillus speciesa Klebsiella species
  Serratia species a
Streptococcus species Escherichia coli a
Staphylococcus speciesa Acinetobacter species
  Enterobacter species
Propionibacterium acnes Providencia rettgeri
  Yersinia enterocolitica
  1. aSome of which are biofilm-producing species