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Table 3 Sites of infection and isolated micro-organisms

From: Impact of a high loading dose of amikacin in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock

  N
Sites of infection 110
 Pulmonary 57
 Catheter 9
 Intra-abdominal 13
 Skin and soft tissue 6
 Urinary tract 6
 Other 3
 Unknown 16
 Bacteraemia 32
Isolated micro-organisms 108
Cocci 24
 Staphylococcus aureus 13
 Other staphylococci 3
 Enterococcus spp. 5
 Streptococcus spp. 3
Bacilli 84
 Enterobacteriaceae 56
 Escherichia coli 15
 Enterobacter spp. 18
 Serratia marcescens 3
 Klebsiella spp. 14
 Other Enterobacteriaceae 6
 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 21
 Acinetobacter baumannii 2
 Other bacilli 5
None 36