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Table 2 The comparison of port days, central line days, CLABSI rate, hospital stay costs, drug costs, laboratory, and total costs

From: Central line bundle including split-septum device and single-use prefilled flushing syringes to prevent port-associated bloodstream infections: a cost and resource-utilization analysis

MicroorganismsTotal a
Klebsiella pneumoniae ssp pneumoniae20(21.7%)
Candida speciesb15(16.3%)
Escherichia coli13(14.1%)
Coagulase negative staphylococcusc8(8,6%)
Enterobacter cloacae7(7.6%)
Klebsiella oxytoca6(6.5%)
Streptococcus speciesd4(4.3%)
Acinetobacter baumanni complex4(4.3%)
Staphyloccous auerus3(3.2%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa3(3.2%)
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia3(3.2%)
Enterococcus faecium2(2.1%)
Pseudomonas putida2(2.1%)
Enterobacter sakazakii1(1,0%)
Trichosporan ashaii1(1,0%)
Total92(100,0%)
  1. aThere were 8 polymicrobial CLABSIs of 84 CLABSIs
  2. bCandida isolations included 8 C.parapsilosis, 2 C.albicans, 2 C.tropicalis, 1 C.kefyr, 1 C.guilliermondii, 1 C.krusei
  3. cCoagulase negative staphyloccus isolations included 5 S.hominis, and 3 S.epidermidis
  4. dStreptococcus speices included 2 S.mitis, 1 S.sangius and 1 S.oralis