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Table 1 Culture results from aspirated pus

From: The epidemiology, antibiotic resistance and post-discharge course of peritonsillar abscesses in London, Ontario

Bacteria type N %
No growth 3 6.7%
Normal respiratory flora 11 24.4%
Group A Strep 11 24.4%
Strep Anginosus 9 20.0%
Other Strep 2 4.4%
Strep & Staph 3 6.7%
Staphylococcus alone 2 4.4%
Anaerobe(s) 3 6.7%
Other mixed flora 1 2.2%
Data missing 1 2.2%
  46 100%