Table. 2.

Clinical bacteriology: performance of laboratories in bacterial identification

Survey no.No. of major reported organisms (%)Lists of other reported organisms (%)
MB-16-01Staphylococcus aureus : 234 (93.2)MRSA isolated: 15 (6.0); E. faecalis : 2
MB-16-02Acinetobacter baumannii : 246 (98.0)Acinetobacter spp.: 2; Chryseomonas luteola : 1; CRE isolated: 1; Moraxella spp.: 1
MB-16-03Enterococcus faecalis : 245 (97.6)Enterococcus spp.: 2; S. aureus : 2; Staphylococcus haemolyticus: 1; VRE isolated: 1
MB-16-04Morganella morganii : 242 (97.2)Morganella spp.: 2; M. morganii ss. Sibonii: 1; Escherichia coli : 1; Pasteurella spp.: 1; NA: 1
MB-16-05Klebsiella pneumoniae : 248 (99.6)NA: 1
MB-16-06Streptococcus agalactiae : 235 (94.4)Streptococcus, beta-hemolytic group B: 8 (3.2); Enterococcus durans: 1; Enterococcus spp.: 1; Moraxella catarrhalis: 1; S. aureus : 1; Streptococcus spp.: 1; NA: 1
MB-16-07Salmonella spp. serogroup B: 221 (90.6)Salmonella spp.: 13 (5.3); Salmonella spp. not serogroup A, B, C1, C2, D, or E: 4; Salmonella spp.: 2; Salmonella spp. serogroup A: 1; Shigella spp.: 1; Salmonella spp. not S. typhi : 1
MB-16-08Enterococcus faecium : 238 (97.5)Aerococcus viridans : 2; Enterococcus spp.: 1; S. saprophyticus : 1; Enterococcus gallinarum: 1; Staphylococcus spp.: 1
MB-16-09Staphylococcus saprophyticus : 229 (93.9)Staphylococcus, coagulase negative: 5; Staphylococcus saccharolyticus: 5; S. aureus : 4; E. faecium : 1

Abbreviations: MRSA, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ; CRE, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae ; VRE, vancomycin-resistant Enterococci ; NA, not available.

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