Table 2

Hospital acquired bacteraemia (n = 2514) and endocarditis (n = 22)

Bacteria causing endocarditisEpisodes of bacteraemiaEpisodes of endocarditis
S aureus (not MRSA)4029 ‚ÄČ(2%)
MRSA474 (8.5%)
Coagulase negative staphylococci3764 (1%)
Enterococci1952 (1%)
Candidaspp603 (5%)
  • MRSA, methicillin resistant S aureus.