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Table 2 Causative organisms of patients in HBO2 and control group

From: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy as an adjunctive treatment for sternal infection and osteomyelitis after sternotomy and cardiothoracic surgery

   HBO2 Control
Sternal pus/wound Methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus 0 1
  Methicillin resistent Staphylococcus aureus 5* 4
  Coagulase negative Staphylococcus species 0 1*
  Acinectobacter baumannii 0 1*
  Klebsiella pneumoniae 1* 0
  Escherichia coli 1* 0
  Mycobacterium tuberculosis 1 0
Pleural effusion Methicillin resistent Staphylococcus aureus 1 2
Blood Methicillin resistent Staphylococcus aureus 2 3
  Acinectobacter baumannii 0 1*
  Serratia marcescens 0 1*
  Proteus mirabilis 0 1*
  Fungus 0 1*
  1. * mixed infection
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