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Table 1 Microbiological features of sepsis causing bacteria that cause problems to host defense

From: Sepsis: mechanisms of bacterial injury to the patient

  Staphylococcus aureus Coagulase-negative staph Streptococcus pneumonia Haemophilus influenza b Neisseria meningitidis Klebsiella pneumonia Enterococcus faecalis Acinetobacter baumanii Escherichia coli Salmonella enterica Shigella dysenteriae Citrobacter freundii Serratia marcescens Proteus mirabilis Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteroides fragilis
Glutathione peroxidase + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Catalase + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Superoxide dismutase + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Hemolysins + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
S-layer + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Capsule + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Slime layer + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Biofilm + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Respiration FAN FAN FAN FAN AMA FAN FAN A FAN FAN FAN FAN FAN FAN FAN OAN
  1. Abbreviations: FAN Facultative anaerobic bacteria, MA Micro aerobic bacteria, OAN Obligate anaerobic bacteria, A Aerobic bacteria