TABLE 1.

Blood culture isolates of 106 control patients

Blood culture isolateNo. of patients
Escherichia coli 39
Klebsiella spp.8
Enterobacter spp.5
Other Enterobacteriaceae5
Neisseria meningitidis 5
Staphylococcus aureus 16
Group A streptococcus7
Group B streptococcus4
Group G streptococcus6
Enterococcus spp.4
Other Streptococcus spp.5
Other organisms2