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Table 2 The frequency distribution of bacterial isolates from pyogenic odontogenic infection in patients with positive cultures according to HIV sero-status and sex (n = 98)

From: Characteristics of pyogenic odontogenic infection in patients attending Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

BacteriaI isolates HIV-ve n (%) HIV + ve n (%) Male n (%) Female n (%) All n (%)
Facultative anaerobes      
Viridans Streptococci group 18 (24.7) 5 (20.0) 12 (25.0) 11 (22.0) 23 (23.5)
Staphylococcus aureus 15 (20.5) 4 (16.0) 8 (16.7) 11 (22.0) 19 (19.4)
Escherichia coli 9 (12.3) 1 (4.0) 6 (12.5) 4 (8.0) 10 (10.2)
Haemophilus influenzae 5 (6.8) 2 (8.0) 2 (4.2) 5 (10.0) 7 (7.1)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2 (2.7) 2 (8.0) 2 (4.2) 2 (4.0) 4 (4.1)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 3 (4.1) 1 (4.0) 2 (4.2) 2 (4.0) 4 (4.1)
Enterococcus species 2 (2.7) 1 (4.0) 1 (2.1) 2 (4.0) 3 (3.1)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 1 (1.4) 2 (8.0) 1 (2.1) 2 (4.0) 3 (3.1)
Streptococcus aggalactiae 2 (2.7)   1 (2.1) 1 (2.0) 2 (2.0)
Proteus mirabilis 1 (1.4) 1 (4.0)   2 (4.0) 2 (2.0)
Streptococcus pyogenes 1 (1.4)   1 (2.1)   1 (1.0)
Corynebacterium spp 1 (1.4)    1 (2.0) 1 (1.0)
Staphylococcus pasteuri   1 (4.0)   1 (2.0) 1 (1.0)
Citrobacter freundii 1 (1.4)    1 (2.0) 1 (1.0)
Strict anaerobes      
Anaerobic bacilli 9 (12.3) 3 (12.0) 9 (18.8) 3 (6.3) 12 (12.2)
Anaerobic cocci 1 (1.4) 2 (8.0) 3 (6.3)   3 (3.1)
Anaerobic Streptococci 1 (1.4)    1 (2.0) 1 (1.0)
Aerobes      
Mycobacterium species 1 (1.4)    1 (2.0) 1 (1.0)
Total 73 (74.5) 25 (25.5) 48 (49.0) 50 (51.0) 98 (100.0)
  1. HIV + ve – HIV sero-positive, HIV-ve – HIV sero-positive.