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Table 2 Microbial isolates from blood, other body fluids, and vitreous

From: Endogenous endophthalmitis: a 9-year retrospective study at a tertiary referral hospital in Malaysia

Species Blood (n = patient) Other body fluids (n = patient) Vitreous (n = eyes)
Culture positive 50 (42.0%) 46 (38.7%) 27 (22.3%)
Culture negative 69 (58.0%) 73 (61.3%) 94 (77.7%)
Gram-positive organism 20 (40.0%) 11 (23.9%) 10 (37.0%)
Staphylococcus aureas 13 (26.0%) 7 (15.2%) 5 (18.5%)
 MRSA 3 (6.0%) 2 (4.3%) 2 (7.4%)
Staphylococcus coagulase -ve 2 (4.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (7.4%)
Streptococcus sp. 2 (4.0%) 2 (4.3%) 1 (3.7%)
Gram-negative organism 26 (52.0%) 28 (60.9%) 12 (44.4%)
Klebsiella pneumonia 17 (34.0%) 19 (41.3%) 8 (29.6%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 2 (4.0%) 4 (8.7%) 3 (11.1%)
Escherichia coli 1 (2.0%) 3 (6.5%) 0 (0.0%)
Acinebacter sp. 1 (2.0%) 2 (4.3%) 0 (0.0%)
Enterobacter intermedius 1 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Bukholderia cepacia 1 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (3.7%)
Bukholderia pseudomallei 1 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Elizabethkingia meningosepticum 1 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Mycoplasma pneumonia 1 (2.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Fungal 4 (8.0%) 7 (15.2%) 5 (18.5%)
Candida albicans 1 (2.0%) 5 (10.9%) 1 (3.7%)
Candida tropicalis 2 (4.0%) 1 (2.2%) 0 (0.0%)
Penicillium sp. 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (7.4%)
Phanerochaeta chrysosporium 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (3.7%)
Xylariaceae sp. 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (3.7%)
 Fungal (species not available) 1 (2.0%) 1 (2.2%) 0 (0.0%)