Table. 5—

Microbiological flora associated with each diagnosis

ImmunodeficiencyIdiopathicAspirationPCDCongenital malformationsChildhood infection
Haemophilus influenzae13 (39)19 (59)9 (47)9 (47)1 (100)2 (40)
Streptococcus pneumoniae5 (15)6 (19)4 (20)6 (32)2 (40)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa4 (12)6 (19)2 (10)3 (16)
Staphylococcus aureus3 (9)1 (5)1 (20)
MRSA1 (3)2 (10)1 (5)
Moraxella catarrhalis3 (9)
Candida albicans3 (9)
OthersAspergillus (n = 1); Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (n = 1)Klebsiella (n = 1)Proteus spp. (n = 1)
Patients with ≥2 organisms isolated n872301
  • Data are presented as n (%), unless otherwise stated. PCD: primary ciliary dyskinesia; MRSA: methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.