Table 2.

Bacterial strains retrieved during 41 episodes of cyst infection in 36 patients with ADPKD

Infection (patients/episodes)Positive Culture
UrineBloodCyst Fluid
Definite renal cyst infection (6/6)Escherichia coli (1)Staphylococcus aureus (1)Escherichia coli(1)Escherichia coli (1)Staphylococcus aureus (1)Streptococcus (1)Anaerobic (1)
Likely renal cyst infection (24/25)Escherichia coli (13)Lactobacillus (1)Escherichia coli (2)
Liver cyst infection (6/10)Escherichia coli (5)Enterococcus faecium (2)Citrobacter freundii (1)