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Table 1 Frequency of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from different clinical specimens

From: Comparison of methods for the detection of biofilm production in coagulase-negative staphylococci

Species Catheter
tip
Blood
culture
Nasal
fossa
Overall
frequency
Percentage
(%)
S. epidermidis 45 27 9 81 81
S. cohnii 0 0 4 4 4
S. haemolyticus 1 1 0 2 2
S. saprophyticus 0 0 4 4 4
S. warneri 0 1 3 4 4
S. xylosus 2 0 0 2 2
S. lugdunensis 0 1 0 1 1
S. capitis 2 0 0 2 2
Total 50 30 20 100 100