TABLE 3

Pathogens Recovered in Blood Cultures in Proven Sepsis Episodes

PathogenEarly-Onset Sepsis, <3 dLate-Onset Sepsis, ≥3 dTotal, n (%)
Gram-positive bacteria
    Coagulase-negative staphylococcus07878 (51)
    Staphylococcus aureus22022 (15)
    Group B streptococcus088 (5)
    All other streptococci459 (6)
    All other Gram-positive bacteria134 (3)
    All Gram-positive bacteria7114121 (80)
Gram-negative bacteria
    Escherichia coli426 (4)
    Klebsiella257 (5)
    Pseudomonas112 (1)
    Enterobacter species088 (5)
    All other Gram-negative bacteria246 (4)
    All Gram-negative bacteria92029 (19)
Fungal organisms
    Candida species022 (1)
    All fungal septicemias022 (1)
Total, n (%)16 (11)136 (89)152 (100)