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Table 3 Bacterial detection by clinical diagnosis (n = 1086, sputum and throat swabs)

From: Clinical diagnosis and treatment of common respiratory tract infections in relation to microbiological profiles in rural health facilities in China: implications for antibiotic stewardship

  Any bacteria K.pneumonia H.influenzae H.parainfluenzae P.aeruginosa S.aureus M.catarrhalis S.pneumoniae B.haemolytic streptococci A.baumannii E.coli
Diagnosis
  -Respiratory tract infection 92 (28.2) 32 (34.8) 12 (13.0) 19 (20.7) 3 (3.3) 6 (6.5) 1 (1.1) 2 (2.2) 2 (2.2) 2 (2.2) 1 (1.1)
  -Bronchitis/tracheitis 83 (33.3) 21 (25.3) 19 (22.9) 8 (9.6) 7 (8.4) 5 (6.0) 6 (7.2) 3 (3.6) 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.2)
  -Pharyngitis 24 (20.2) 6 (25.0) 3 (12.5) 1 (4.2) 1 (4.2) 3 (12.5) 1 (4.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (4.2) 1 (4.2) 0 (0.0)
  -Common cold 24 (28.2) 5 (20.8) 4 (16.7) 5 (20.8) 3 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (4.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
  -Pneumonia/bronchopneumonia 20 (41.7) 5 (25.0) 8 (40.0) 2 (10.0) 1 (5.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
  -Tonsillitis 14 (31.8) 2 (14.3) 1 (7.1) 3 (21.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (7.1) 1 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
  -COPD 11 (37.9) 1 (9.1) 2 (18.2) 2 (18.2) 2 (18.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1)
  -Others 7 (29.2) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (28.6) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0)
  -Diagnosis not given 54 (37.5) 12 (22.2) 8 (14.8) 10 (18.5) 4 (7.4) 3 (5.6) 1 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.9)
P 0.064 0.471 0.103 0.384 0.454 0.625 0.292 0.278 0.825 0.180 0.540
Total 329 (30.8) 85 (24.2) 57 (16.2) 52 (14.8) 22 (6.3) 18 (5.1) 12 (3.4) 8 (2.3) 6 (1.7) 5 (1.4) 4 (1.1)