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Table 4 Aerobic bacteria identified from intra-operative peritoneal fluid

From: Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study

Total 1.330 (100%)
Aerobic Gram-negative bacteria 957 (71.9%)
Escherichia coli 548 (41.2%)
(Escherichia coli resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 75 (5.6%)
Klebsiella pneuumoniae 140 (10.5%)
(Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 26 (1.4%)
Klebsiella oxytoca 11 (0.8%)
(Klebsiella oxytoca resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 2 (0.1)
Enterobacter 64 (4.8%)
Proteus 47 (3.5%)
Pseudomonas 74 (5.6%)
Others 73 (5.6%)
Aerobic Gram-positive bacteria 373 (29.1%)
Enterococcus faecalis 153 (11.5%)
Enterococcus faecium 58 (4.4%)
Staphylococcus Aureus 38 (2.8%)
Streptococcus spp. 85 (6,4%)
Others 39 (2.9%)