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Table 1 Frequency of CNS isolated from different clinical specimens

From: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of biofilm producing clinical coagulase negative staphylococci from Nepal and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern

CNS Clinical specimen Total
CVC Catheter tip Blood Wound/pus Urine Others
S. epidermidis 8 (6.5%) 14 (11.4%) 52 (42.3%) 34 (27.6%) 11(8.9%) 4 (3.3%) 123 (57.5%)
S. saprophyticus 2 (5.0%) 2 (5.0%) 12 (30.0%) 12 (30.0%) 11(27.5%) 1(2.5%) 40 (18.7%)
S. hemolyticus 6 (25.0%) 6 (25.0%) 5 (20.8%) 5 (20.8%) 1(4.2%) 1(4.2%) 24 (11.2%)
S. hominis 1 (6.7%) 10 (66.7%) 3 (20.0%) 1 (6.7%) 15 (7.0%)
S. capitis 3 (25.0%) 3 (25.0%) 3 (25.0%) 2 (16.7%) 1(8.3%) 12 (5.6%)
  1. CVC central venous catheter; others (Suction tip, Drain tip, Double J stent, Tracheal tip, Endotracheal tube)