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Table 4 Microbiologic findings for all patients

From: Interleukin 6, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein and interleukin 10 in the prediction of risk and etiologic patterns in patients with community-acquired pneumonia: results from the German competence network CAPNETZ

Microbial etiology Number of patients
  Inpatients Outpatients Total
Typical bacteria 65 33 98
   Streptococcus pneumonia 39 17 56
   Haemophilus influenzae 5 8 13
   Escherichia coli 3 1 4
   Staphylococcus aureus 5 3 8
   Moraxella catarrhalis 1 1 2
   Enterobacter spp. 2 1 3
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa 6 0 6
   Citrobacter spp. 0 1 1
   Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 0 1
   Streptococcus pyogenes 1 0 1
   Prevotella spp. 1 0 1
   Acinetobacter spp. 0 1 1
   Hafnia alvei 1 0 1
Atypical pathogens 87 68 155
   Mycoplasma pneumoniae 59 60 119
   Legionella spp. 28 8 36
Viruses 9 14 23
   Adenovirus 1 1 2
   Influenza A 5 7 12
   Influenza B 1 2 3
   Respiratory syncyntial virus 1 3 4
   Enterovirus 1 1 2
Mixed organisms 30 15 45
Unknown organism(s) 405 274 679
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