TABLE 3.

Most Common Pathogens Isolated From Bloodstream Infections [12,15]

Pathogen1986–1989 (%)1992–1999 (%)
Coagulase-negative staphylococci2737
S aureus 1613
Enterococcus 813
Gram-negative rods1914
E coli 62
Enterobacter 55
P aeruginosa 44
K pneumoniae 43
Candida species 88