TABLE 2.

Microorganisms causing invasive burn wound infectiona

GroupSpecies
Gram-positive organisms Staphylococcus aureus
Methicillin-resistant S. aureus
Coagulase-negative staphylococci
Enterococcus spp.
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci
Gram-negative organisms Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Escherichia coli
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Serratia marcescens
Enterobacter spp.
Proteus spp.
Acinetobacter spp.
Bacteroides spp.
Fungi Candida spp.
Aspergillus spp.
Fusarium spp.
Alternaria spp.
Rhizopus spp.
Mucor spp.
VirusesHerpes simplex virus
Cytomegalovirus
Varicella-zoster virus
  • a Data are from references 3, 23, 37, 65, 92, 105, 143, 149, 360, and 389.