Table 5

 Lung aspirate studies in neonatal pneumonia

BacteriaShakunthala et al6Misra et al14Total
*S pneumoniae isolated from lung puncture using counter-immunoelectrophoresis antigen testing.
Total504494
Positive isolate31 (62%)27 (61%)58 (62%)
S pneumoniae 1410*24
Staph aureus 14014
Klebsiella 055
S epidermidis 044
Streptococcus 224
Pseudomonas 123
E coli 011
Salmonella 011
Morganella 011
Enterobacter 011