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Table. 1.

Prevalence of CoNS in hospital environments

Previous studies (publication year) Dziri et al. (2016) Al Tayyar et al. (2015) Azih and Enabulele (2013) Keim et al. (2011) Begum and Anbumani (2011)
Species n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) Total, n (%)
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2 (2.4) 122 (54.7) 16 (26.7) 70 (36.6) 49 (43.4) 259 (38.7)
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 38 (45.8) 52 (23.4) 17 (28.3) 33 (17.3) 19 (16.8) 159 (23.7)
Staphylococcus saprophyticus 30 (36.1) 7 (3.1) 11 (18.3) 5 (2.6) 4 (3.5) 57 (8.5)
Staphylococcus warneri 2 (2.4) 4 (1.8) ND* 35 (18.3) 7 (6.2) 48 (7.2)
Staphylococcus simulans 1 (1.2) 2 (0.9) 6 (10.0) 21 (11.0) 5 (4.4) 35 (5.2)
Staphylococcus hominis ND* 13 (5.8) ND* 4 (2.1) 11 (9.7) 28 (4.2)
Staphylococcus capitis ND* 8 (3.6) ND* 4 (2.1) 7 (6.2) 19 (2.8)
Staphylococcus sciuri 2 (2.4) ND* ND* 15 (7.9) ND* 17 (2.5)
Staphylococcus xylosus 4 (4.8) 2 (0.9) 6 (10.0) 3 (1.6) 1 (0.9) 16 (2.4)
Staphylococcus cohni 2 (2.4) ND* ND* ND* 9 (8.0) 11 (1.6)
Staphylococcus lugdunensis ND* 9 (4.0) ND* ND* 1 (0.9) 10 (1.5)
Staphylococcus auricularis ND* 4 (1.8) ND* 1 (0.5) ND* 5 (0.7)
Staphylococcus chromogenes ND* ND* 3 (5.0) ND* ND* 3 (0.4)
Staphylococcus pasteuri 1 (1.2) ND* ND* ND* ND* 1 (0.1)
Staphylococcus arlettae 1 (1.2) ND* ND* ND* ND* 1 (0.1)
Staphylococcus schleiferi ND* ND* 1 (1.7) ND* ND* 1 (0.1)
Total, n (%) 83 (12.4) 223 (33.3) 60 (9.0) 191 (28.5) 113 (16.9) 670 (100.0)

*ND: not detected

Biomed Sci Letters 2021;27:45-50 https://doi.org/10.15616/BSL.2021.27.2.45
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