Table 1: Number (%) of episodes of total sepsis, EOS and LOS in 71 VLBW infants testing positive for each organism, Servidores Estado Hospital, April 2001/September 2004.

ORGANISMTotal SepsisEOSLOS
% % %

Gram-positive organisms5259.81011.64248.2
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus3135.5782427.5
Methicillin-sensible S. aureus1618.311.21517.1
Methicillin-resistant S. aureus11.211.2
Enterococcus22.422.4
Streptococcus agalactiae (B)11.211.2
Listeria monocytogenes11.211.2
Gram-negative organisms2933.32933.3
Pseudomonas aeruginosa89.189.1
Klebsiella pneumoniae sp66.966.9
Acinetobacter calcoaceticus66.966.9
Unidentified gram-negative33.433.4
Serratia marcescens33.433.4
Enterobacter cloacae22.422.4
Escherichia coli11.211.2
Fungi66.966.9
Candida albicans66.966.9

Total871001011.67788.4

EOS: early-onset-sepsis.
LOS: late-onset-sepsis.