Table 8

Microorganisms identified on wound swab

MicroorganismAdmitted (n=99)Non-admitted (n=10)
Streptococcus pyogenes202
Staphylococcus aureus868
 Methicillin-sensitive S. aureus546
 Methicillin-resistant S. aureus322
Staphylococcus lugdunensis1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa11
Other*7
  • *Other includes Staphylococcus intermedius, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus intermedius, mixed anaerobes, Eikenella corrandes, Pasteurella multocida.