TABLE 3.

Classification of results

Probe group and organismTotal no. of specimensNo. of specimens by categorya
1234
Bacteria targeted by specific probe
    Bacteroides spp.211
    Escherichia coli16415482
    Enterobacter aerogenes761
    Enterobacter intermedius11
    Enterobacter cloacae1919
    Enterococcus avium11
    Enterococcus faecalis2525
    Enterococcus faecium3333
    Enterococcus, other species77
    Haemophilus influenzae11
    Klebsiella oxytoca33
    Klebsiella ozaenae11
    Klebsiella pneumoniae726651
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa27252
    Serratia marcescens44
    Serratia, other species11
    Staphylococcus aureus776413
    Staphylococcus epidermidis136136
    Staphylococcus, other species87798
    Streptococcus agalactiae99
    Streptococcus pneumoniae3131
    Streptococcus, other species45432
    Subtotal for group7537083726
Bacteria not targeted by specific probe
    Acinetobacter baumannii27261
    Acinetobacter junii11
    Aeromonas hydrophila55
    Aeromonas sobria77
    Alcaligenes xylosoxidans11
    Bacillus spp.88
    Burkhoderia cepacia321
    Citrobacter freundii615
    Corynebacterium xerosis22
    Flavobacterium meningosepticum321
    Gemella morbillorum11
    Morganella morganii22
    Pasteurella hemolytica11
    Stenotrophomonas maltophilia55
    Subtotal for group726210
Total both groups82570899126
  • a For a description of the categories, see Materials and Methods.