Table 1.

Bacterial species isolated from duodenal aspirates

SpeciesNumber of samples containing the organism (n = 422)Number of infants from which samples were obtained (n = 122)
Escherichia coli 8935
Klebsiella pneumoniae 2215
Klebsiella oxytoca 2412
Enterobacter cloacae 118
Enterobacter agglomerans 52
Enterobacterspp.22
Citrobacter freundii 11
Morganella morganii 11
Rahnella aquatalis 21
Serratia liquefaciens 11
Pseudomonas spp.11
Haemophilus parainfluenzae 11
Coagulase-negative staphylococcus17083
Staphylococcus aureus 5736
Enterococcus spp.7948
Streptococcusspp.1917
Corynebacterium spp.11
Bacillus spp.11
Yeasts2012