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Table 2 Microbiologic profile

From: Surgical treatment on infective endocarditis: impact of diabetes on mortality

  Group I (Non-DM patients) Group II (DM patients)  
N 326 94  
Staphylococcus aureus (n, %) 109 (33.4%) 42 (44.7%) 0.320
Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (n, %) 26 (8%) 7 (7.4%)
Enterococcus (n, %) 75 (23%) 19 (20.2%) 0.433
Streptococcus species (n, %) 89 (27.3%) 16 (17%) 0.063
HACEK (n, %) 3 (0.9%) 2 (2.1%) 0.454
Fungus (n, %) 1 (0.3%) 1 (1%) 0.121
Coxiella burnetti (n, %) 9 (2.8%) 2 (2.1%) 0.786
Gram-negative bacteria (n, %) 1 (0.3%) 1 (1%) 0.090
Negative cultures (n, %) 13 (4%) 4 (4.3%) 0.237