TABLE 3.

Baseline Pretherapy Isolates

Total Pretherapy IsolatesSingle Isolate Count
Total Isolates All Categories748395
Staphylococcus
S aureus9762
S capitis11
S capitis subsp. capitis11
S capitis subsp. ureolyticus65
S caprae51
S cohnii11
S epidermidis7640
S haemolyticus54
S hominis subsp. hominis21
S hominis subsp. novobiosepticus10
S lugdunensis11
S pasteuri10
S simulans54
S warneri63
Group total208124
 Group percentage27.831.4
Micrococcaceae
Kocuria kristinae10
Group total10
 Group percentage0.13%0%
Coryneform bacteria
C amycolatum43
C propinquum32
C pseudodiphtheriticum53
Corynebacterium sp. nov.10
C striatum41
Turicella otitidis10
Group total189
 Group percentage2.4%2.3%
Streptococcus and Enterococcus
E faecalis51
S agalactiae20
S constellatus10
S dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis10
S gordonii10
S mitis51
S mitis subsp. nov.10
S oralis subsp. nov.20
S pneumoniae12682
S pyogenes1511
S salivarius10
S sanguis10
S viridans group50
Group total16695
 Group percentage22.2%24.1%
Bacillus
B cereus22
B circulans11
B thuringiensis11
Group total44
 Group percentage0.5%1.0%
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
P aeruginosa9547
Group total9547
 Group percentage12.7%11.9%
Other Pseudomonads
P “otitidis”33
P orzyihabitans10
Pseudomonas sp. nov.31
Group total74
 Group percentage0.9%1.0%
Enterobacteriaceae and Vibrionaceae
Aeromonas caviae10
Citrobacter freundii10
Enterobacter cloacae20
Enterobacter hormaechei10
Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. nov.32
Enterobacteriaceae genus nov.20
Escherichia coli105
Klebsiella oxytoca52
Klebsiella pneumoniae70
Leclercia adecarboxylata10
Proteus mirabilis10
Proteus penneri10
Serratia liquefaciens10
Serratia marcescens72
Group total4311
Group percentage5.8%2.8%
Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacteria
Achromobacter ruhlandii subsp. nov.10
Achromobacter sp. nov.11
Achromobacter xylosoxidans subsp. xylosoxidans32
Acinetobacter baumannii40
Acinetobacter genospecies 372
Acinetobacter ursingii10
Ochrobactrum anthropi20
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia52
Group total247
Group percentage3.2%1.8%
Other Gram-Negative Bacteria
Haemophilus “alconae”1310
Haemophilus “alconae” subsp.11