International Journal of Pediatrics / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Sepsis-Related Mortality of Very Low Birth Weight Brazilian Infants: The Role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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.

% % %

Gram-positive organisms5259.81011.64248.2
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus3135.5782427.5
Methicillin-sensible S. aureus1618.311.21517.1
Methicillin-resistant S. aureus11.211.2
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
Candida albicans66.966.9


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

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