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Table 3 Microorganisms isolated from catheter tip and CRI

From: Central venous catheter related infections: Risk factors and the effect of glycopeptide antibiotics

Organisms Frequency of microorganism isolated from catheter tip Frequency of microorganism isolated from CRI
  n (%) n (%)
Gram-positive cocci 71 (50.7) 38 (76)
   S. aureus 47 (33.5) 32 (64)
   S. epidermidis 23 (16.4) 6 (12)
   Enterococcus sp. 1 (0.7) - (-)
Gram-negative bacilli 66 (47.1) 12 (24)
   P. aeruginosa 27 (19.2) 3 (6)
   Acinetobacter spp. 21 (15) 2 (4)
   Enterobacter spp. 5 (3.6) - (-)
   K. oxytoca 5 (3.6) 5 (10)
   E. coli 3 (2.2) 1 (2)
   K. pneumoniae 3 (2.2) 1 (2)
   Serratia marcescens 2 (1.4) - (-)
Candida spp 3 (2.2) - (-)
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