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Table 2 Frequency of bacteria for the culture-positive septic shock

From: Characteristics and clinical outcomes of culture-negative and culture-positive septic shock: a single-center retrospective cohort study

Species Frequency (%)
Escherichia coli 377 (37.3)
Klebsiella species 200 (19.8)
Staphylococcus species 83 (8.2)
Streptococcus species 63 (6.2)
Enterococcus species 57 (5.6)
Enterobacter species 53 (5.2)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 51 (5.0)
Citrobacter freundii 21 (2.1)
Acinetobacter baumannii 20 (2.0)
Clostridium species 14 (1.4)
Etc.a 71 (7.0)
  1. Data are presented as n (%)
  2. aEtc included Bacillus species, Bacteroides species, Campylobacter species, Chryseobacterium indologenes, Eggerthella lenta, Flayonifractor plautii, Fusobacterium species, Haemophilus influenzae, Kocuria species, Morganella morganii, Peptostreptococcus species, Proteus mirabilis, Vibrio vulnificus