TABLE 3

Blood Culture Results for 725 Infants Receiving Antibiotics

No. (N = 725)%
No culture obtained9313
Culture obtained, no organism identified54074
Organism identified9213
 Known nonresistant organism4549a
 Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus2022a
 Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus33a
 Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus00a
 Gram-negative bacilli resistant to third-generation cephalosporin55a
 Fungal pathogen1213a
 Other1820a
  • a Percentage calculated among those with an identified organism.