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  • Alternative Title:
    Eight cause eighty percent
  • Description:
    Eight germs cause more than 80% of life-threatening bloodstream infections, urinary tract infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia and surgical site infections:

    1. Staphylococcus aureus (16%)

    2. Enterococcus spp. (14%)

    3. Escherichia coli (12%)

    4. Coagulase-negative staphylococci (11%),

    5. Candida spp. (9%)

    6. Klebsiella pneumoniae and K. oxytoca (8%)

    7. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (8%)

    8. Enterobacter (5%)

    Prevent healthcare-associated infections

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