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Table 1 Type of organism isolated from CSF

From: Antimicrobial sensitivity patterns of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) isolates in Namibia: implications for empirical antibiotic treatment of meningitis

Type of organism Frequency (%) Cumulative (%)
Gram Negative 239 (3.3%) 239 (3.3%)
Gram Positive 264 (3.6%) 503 (6.9%)
Fungi 188 (2.6%) 691 (9.5%)
Mycobacterium 10 (0.1%) 701 (9.6%)
No growth 6,566 (90.4%) 7,267 (100.0%)
Total 7267 (100.0%)  
  1. Source: MEDITECH Database 2009–2012.