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Table 3 Distribution of isolates based on age at admission and gestational age at birth

From: Bacteriological profile and antibiotic susceptibility of neonatal sepsis in neonatal intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital in Nepal

Bacterial isolate Age at admission Gestational age at birth
< 72 h (EOS) > 72 h (LOS) Fisher’s exact test (p-value) Pre-term Term Fisher’s exact test (p-value)
Klebsiella 19 4 0.0025 15 8 0.2100
CONS 11 3 0.0573 8 6 0.7905
Enterobacter 9 4 0.2668 10 3 0.0922
Acinetobacter 6 2 0.2890 5 3 0.7265
Serratia rubidaea 3 0 0.2500 2 1 1.0000
Escherichia coli 2 1 1.0000 3 0 0.2500
Pseudomonas 2 0 0.5000 2 0 0.5000
Bacillus 1 0 1.0000 1 0 1.0000
Staphylococcus aureus 1 0 1.0000 1 0 1.0000
Non-hemolytic streptococcus 0 1 1.0000 0 1 1.0000
Total 54 15   47 22  
  1. CONS Coagulase negative staphylococcus, EOS Early onset sepsis, LOS Late onset sepsis