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Table 2 Bacterial culture results of patients having undergone ultrasound-guided of surgical incision and drainage of their neck abscess

From: Surgical vs ultrasound-guided drainage of deep neck space abscesses: a randomized controlled trial: surgical vs ultrasound drainage

Bacteria Ultrasound Surgery Total
S. anginosus 2 4 6
S. pyogenes 2 1 3
F. necrophorum 1 0 1
E. corrodens 0 1 1
Actinomyces 0 1 1
Unknown 3 2 5