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Table 2 Microbial isolation

From: Outcomes and risk factors for cancer patients undergoing endoscopic intervention of malignant biliary obstruction

Organism Number of patients (%)
Bacteria  
Streptococci, alpha- and beta-hemolytic 36 (18)
Enterococcus spp. 35 (17)
Escherichia coli 27 (13)
 Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus 27 (13)
Klebsiella spp. 14 (7)
Clostridium 1 (1)
 Other bacteria 45 (22)
 Sterile bile 50 (24)
 Missing data 28 (14)
Multiresistant bacteria  
 Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium 4 (2)
E. coli with extended spectrum beta-lactamase 4 (2)
 Any multiresistant pathogen 14 (7)
Fungi  
Candida albicans 32 (16)
Candida glabrata 11 (5)
 Missing data 76 (37)
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