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Table 5 Descriptive statistics for microbiological culture among pregnant mothers from the Eastern region of Saudi Arabia (n = 656)

From: Patterns of infections and antimicrobial drugs’ prescribing among pregnant women in Saudi Arabia: a cross sectional study

Variables Group Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Microbiological culture No isolate 366 55.8
No growth 82 12.5
Escherichia coli 57 8.7
Mixed flora 55 8.4
Streptococcus agalactiae 23 3.5
Klebsiella pneumoniae 19 2.9
Candida albicans 18 2.7
ESBL E. coli 7 1.1
Staphylococcus aureus 6 0.9
Acinetobacter baumannii complex 3 0.5
Candida glabrata 3 0.5
Lactobacillus species 3 0.5
Campylobacter jejuni 2 0.3
Enterobacter aerogenes 2 0.3
Enterobacter cloacae 2 0.3
Enterococcus faecalis 2 0.3
Staphylococcus epidermidis 2 0.3
Diphtheroid bacilli 1 0.2
Helicobacter pylori 1 0.2
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 0.2
Staphylococcus haemolyticus 1 0.2
Total 656 100.0