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Table 2 Likely source of blood stream isolate

From: The role of Staphylococcus aureus carriage in the pathogenesis of bloodstream infection

Source Number (n = 79) Percentage
AV fistula/graft for dialysis 10 12.99
Bone or joint infection 5 6.49
Endocarditis 11 14.29
Intravascular line 30 38.96
Pneumonia 1 1.30
Skin or soft tissue 5 6.49
Surgical site infection 6 7.79
No source identified 7 9.09
Other 2 2.60
  1. AV - arteriovenous.