Table 2.

Summary of bacterial species that caused exit-site infection

No. of cases60
Organisms identified (n)
    S aureus35a
    Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species3
    E. coli or other Enterobacteriaceae3
    Pseudomonas species5
    Polymicrobial6
    No growth8
  • a Four of them were methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.