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Table 1 Organisms isolated by age at onset of illness

From: Sensitivity pattern among bacterial isolates in neonatal septicaemia in port Harcourt

Organisms Early onset sepsis (0-72 hrs) Late onset sepsis (> 72 hrs)
  Frequency [Percentage] Frequency [Percentage]
Klebsiella 78 (65.0) 21 (42.9)
Staphylococcus aureus 18 (15.0) 15 (30.6)
Escherichia coli 9 (7.5) 4 (8.2)
Proteus spp 8 (6.7) 1 (2.0)
Pseudomonas aurugenosa 4 (3.3) 4 (8.2)
Enterococcus faecalis 3 (2.5) 0 (0)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 0 (0) 3 (6.1)
Streptococcus spp 0 (0) 1 (2.0)
Total 120 (100) 49 (100)