TABLE 3.

Summary of crude mortality by organism or organism group for both community-onset and nosocomial bloodstream infection episodes

Organism(s) or organism groupNo. of deaths (% of episodes) due to:Total no. of deaths (% of episodes) due to infection
Community-onset infectionNosocomial infection
Strains
    S. aureus10 (12)33 (32)43 (23)
    E. coli12 (12)19 (37)31 (20)
    Coagulase-negative staphylococci7 (21)25 (31)32 (28)
    Enterococcus spp.5 (18)25 (33)30 (29)
    Klebsiella spp.5 (11)7 (25)12 (16)
    P. aeruginosa3 (15)16 (48)19 (36)
    S. pneumoniae3 (9)0 (0)3 (7)
    Candida spp.0 (0)17 (48)17 (44)
    Viridans streptococci2 (9)4 (50)6 (20)
    Enterobacter spp.2 (20)1 (8)3 (14)
Organism groups
    All gram positive30 (13)91 (32)121 (24)
    All gram negative27 (13)49 (33)76 (22)
    Fungi0 (0)17 (48)17 (44)
    Anaerobes5 (31)6 (55)11 (41)