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Table 3 Distribution of microorganisms in sputum culture

From: Changing clinical characteristics of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis in children

 Historical Cohort 1987–2001Recent Cohort 2002–2019p value
None53.1%22.1%< 0.001
Hemophilus influenza38.5%71.8%< 0.001
Streptococcus pneumonia23.0%47.1%< 0.001
Staphylococcus aureus16.9%11.5%0.70
Pseudomonas aeruginosa10.8%11.5%0.17
Moraxella catarrhalis2.7%14.4%0.002
Acinetobacter spp.None3.8%NA
Stenotrophomonas maltophiliaNone3.8%NA
Klebsiella pneumonia4.6%1.9%0.44
  1. Values are percentages
  2. NA not applicable