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Table 2 Distribution of bacteria and serotypes for the 34 bacteremic cases by clinical diagnosis

From: The burden of bacteremia and invasive diseases in children aged less than five years with fever in Italy

Bacterium and serotype Community-acquired pneumonia (N = 15) Pleural effusion (N = 4) Meningitis (N = 4) Sepsis (N = 2) Cellulites (N = 1) Otitis media (N = 3) Genitourinary infection (N = 1) Other infection (N = 5) Total (N = 34)
Escherichia coli         1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)
Neisseria meningitidis C    1 (2.9 %)       1 (2.9 %)
Haemophilus influenzae (total) 1 (2.9 %)        2 (5.9 %) 3 (8.8 %)
 Non-typeable 1 (2.9 %)        1 (2.9 %) 2 (5.9 %)
 Serotype missing         1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)
Streptococcus pneumoniae (total) 14 (41.2 %) 4 (11.8 %) 3 (8.8 %) 2 (5.9 %) 1 (2.9 %) 3 (8.8 %)   3 (8.8 %) 29 (85.3 %)
 Serotype 1 2 (5.9 %)         2 (5.9 %)
 Serotype 3a 3 (8.8 %) 1 (2.9 %)        3 (8.8 %)
 Serotype 5 1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)        2 (5.9 %)
 Serotype 6A       1 (2.9 %)    1 (2.9 %)
 Serotype 7F-7A   1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)       2 (5.9 %)
 Serotype 14 3 (8.8 %)         3 (8.8 %)
 Serotype 18 1 (2.9 %)         1 (2.9 %)
 Serotype 19A 1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)   1 (2.9 %)     1 (2.9 %) 4 (11.8 %)
 Serotype 19F      1 (2.9 %) 1 (2.9 %)    2 (5.9 %)
 Serotype 23F    1 (2.9 %)       1 (2.9 %)
 Non-typable 2 (5.9 %)   1 (2.9 %)    1 (2.9 %)   1 (2.9 %) 5 (14.7 %)
 Serotype missing 1 (2.9 %)    1 (2.9 %)     1 (2.9 %) 3 (8.8 %)
  1. aOne patient had community-acquired pneumonia and pleural effusion with Streptococcus pneumoniae 3