TABLE 4

Bacterial Pathogens From Sinus Cultures

OrganismNo. of Cultures
Viridans streptococci25
    (Streptococcus intermedius)(17)
Non-aureus Staphylococcus13
Streptococcus pyogenes (group A Streptococci)10
Staphylococcus aureus7
    (MRSA)(1)
Streptococcus pneumoniae5
Corynebacterium3
Haemophilus influenzae3
Peptostreptococci2
Arcanobacterium pyogenes1
Eikenella corrodens1
Escherichia coli1
Group C streptococci1
Klebsiella pneumoniae1
Prevotella intermedia1
Propionibacterium granulosum1
Pseudomonas1
Stomatococcus1
Multiple organisms23
No growth10
  • Organisms in parentheses are a subset of the group listed directly above it. MRSA indicates methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.