TABLE 1

Major organisms and antimicrobial susceptibility test distribution

Major organismNo. (%) of isolatesAntimicrobial susceptibility testing
n%
Bacteria6,412 (76.5)4,16665.0
    Gram positive
        Staphylococcus aureus2,690 (32.1)1,58358.8
        Streptococcus agalactiae, S. pneumoniae, S. pyogenes688 (8.2)42061.0
        Enterococcus faecalis, E. faecium567 (6.8)38367.5
        Sum3,945 (47.1)2,38660.5
    Gram negative
        Escherichia coli1618 (19.3)1,18173.0
        Klebsiella pneumoniae462 (5.5)32670.6
        Pseudomonas aeruginosa202 (2.4)14069.3
        Proteus mirabilis185 (2.2)13371.9
        Sum2,467 (29.4)1,78072.2
Fungi
    Candidaa516 (6.2)00.0
Polymicrobial1,455 (17.4)88861.0
Total8,383 (100.0)5,05460.3
  • a Candida species with the highest frequencies included C. albicans, C. krusei, C. parapsilosis, and C. tropicalis.