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    Eight cause eighty percent
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    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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