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Table 1 Frequency of microorganisms isolated in bile and blood

From: Use of microbiological and patient data for choice of empirical antibiotic therapy in acute cholangitis

 BileBlood
(n = 1066)(n = 78)
Enteroccus spp.31.0%20.5%
Enterobacterales29.5%56.4%
E.coli13.2%32.1%
Klebsiella spp.8.0%14.1%
Enterobacter spp.2.9%5.1%
Citrobacter spp.2.4%2.6%
 Other enterobacterales3.0%2.6%
Candida spp.16.9%3.8%
Streptococcus spp.6.6%1.3%
Anaerobes4.9%1.3%
CoNS3.3%3.8%
P. aeruginosa2.3%7.7%
Other5.5%6.4%
  1. n, number of isolates from bile and blood, respectively
  2. CoNS, Coagulase-negative staphylococci