Table 3.

Organisms cultured during 339 episodes of peritonitis among 181 study participants

Urinary Creatinine Clearance Group, ml/minTotal0>0–5>5
Gram positive, n (% of Gram positive)2201044769
 Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus132 (60)60 (58)30 (64)42 (61)
Streptococcus sp.43 (20)19 (18)9 (19)15 (22)
Staphylococcus aureus13 (6)5 (5)4 (9)4 (6)
Enterococcus sp.13 (6)10 (10)1 (2)2 (3)
Corynebacterium sp.8 (4)5 (5)1 (2)2 (3)
 Other11 (5)5 (5)2 (4)4 (6)
Gram negative, n (% of Gram negative)76362317
Escherichia coli25 (33)12 (33)7 (30)6 (35)
Klebsiella sp.19 (25)8 (22)4 (17)7 (41)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa9 (12)6 (17)2 (9)1 (6)
 Other23 (30)10 (28)10 (43)3 (18)
Culture negative43151711