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Table 6 Incidence of bacteremia in haemodialysis patients using permanent catheters by pathogenic species in a national prospective Canadian study and Quebec surveillance programme

From: Catheter-related bloodstream infection in end-stage kidney disease: a Canadian narrative review

Organism Incidencea (%) SPIN-HD Incidenceb (%)
Staphylococcus aureus 31.9 55
Coagulase negative staphylococci 40.4 14
Enterococcus spp. 7.5 5
Streptococcus spp. 2.1  
Enterobacter spp. 3.2  
Pseudomonas spp. 2.1 3
Candida spp. 3.2 1
Klebsiella spp. 1.1 4
Corynebacterium spp. 2.1  
Escherichia coli 1.1 1
Stenotrophomonas maltophila 2.1  
Other spp. 3.2 16c
Incidence rate (per 1000 patient-procedures) 3.1 3.7
  1. aAdapted from Taylor et al., 2002
  2. bAdapted from 2014 to 2015 SPIN-HD surveillance data [36]
  3. cIncludes grouped enteric and anaerobic organisms