Table 1.

Frequencies of Fulminant Late-Onset Sepsis for the Most Common Pathogens in the NICU, 1988–1997

OrganismCase RatioFrequency (%)
Pseudomonassp.20/3656
Escherichia coli5/2719
Enterobacter sp.4/2814
Klebsiella sp.4/3113
Staphylococcus aureus4/676
Enterococcus sp.3/834
Candida sp.4/1433
Coagulase-negative staphylococci4/2771