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Table 1 Demographics of samples collected from adult ED (FED) patients and samples collected from pediatric ED (AERG) patients

From: Bacterial DNA patterns identified using paired-end Illumina sequencing of 16S rRNA genes from whole blood samples of septic patients in the emergency room and intensive care unit

Patient Age Range Gender SIRS (1–4) Primary Focus of Infection Blood Culture Top OTU (s)
Adult ED Samples
 FED31 30–40 M 2 Endovascular Negative Anaerococcus, Staphylococcus
 FED56 70–80 M 4 Skin or soft tissue Unknown Bacillaceae
 FED7 30–40 M 4 Catheter related Staphylococcus aureus Staphylococcus
 FED36 50–60 M 4 Endovascular Serratia marcescens Serratia
 FED14 40–50 F 3 Skin or soft tissue Staphylococcus aureus Streptococcus, Gammaproteobacteria
 FED42 50–60 M 2 Lung Streptococcus pneumoniae Escherichia, Gammaproteobacteria
 FED39 60–70 F 3 Unknown Group B Streptococcus Escherichia, Streptococcus
 FED44 40–50 F 2 Lung Streptococcus pneumoniae Enterobacteriaceae, Klebsiella
 FED15 60–70 M 2 Bone/Joint Negative Streptococcus, Bacillus
 FED4 40–50 F 4 Urinary Tract Escherichia coli Gammaproteobacteria
 FED57 40–50 F 3 Lung Unknown Streptococcus, Actinomycetales
 FED34 40–50 M 3 Lung Streptococcus pneumoniae Lactococcus, Streptococcus
Pediatric ED Samples
 AERG2.106 2–3 F 2 Pneumonia Negative Streptococcus, Escherichia, Staphylococcus
 AERG2.102 4–5 F 3 Appendicitis Negative Staphylococcus, Streptococcus
 AERG2.113 4–5 F 3 Meningitis Negative Staphylococcus, Streptococcus
 AERG1.106 2–3 F 2 Pneumonia Negative Enterobacteriaceae, Streptococcus
 AERG2.043 7–8 F 2 Appendicitis Negative Staphylococcus
 AERG2.076 10–11 F 2 Duplicate Cyst Negative Staphylococcus
 AERG2.205 2–3 M 2 Pneumonia Gram-positive cocci resembling Staphylococcus Bacillaceae, Staphylococcus, Moraxella, Enterococcus, Clostridium
 AERG2.235 No data No data No data No data Negative Bacillaceae, Staphylococcus, Moraxella, Enterococcus, Clostridium
 AERG2.198 3–4 F 4 No data Negative Bacillaceae, Staphylococcus, Moraxella, Enterococcus, Clostridium