2021 Bacterial Pathogens (Appendix B)


This is Appendix B from the Manual of Operations. It is a list of the Bacterial Pathogens reported to VON in the VLBW and Expanded databases.   

Bacterial Pathogens

Code       Description

101          Achromobacter species [including A. xylosoxidans (also known as Alcaligenes xylosoxidans)                    and others]

102          Acinetobacter species including multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter

103          Aeromonas species

104          Alcaligenes species [A. xylosoxidans and others]

201          Bacteroides species

202          Burkholderia species [B. capecia and others]

301          Campylobacter species [C. fetus, C. jejuni and others] including drug-resistant                                        Campylobacter

302          Chryseobacterium species

303          Citrobacter species [C. diversus, C. freundii, C. koseri and others]

304          Clostridium species

501          Enterobacter species [E. aerogenes, E. cloacae, and others] including Carbapenem-resistant                    Enterobacter

502          Enterococcus species [E. faecalis (also known as Streptococcus faecalis), E. faecium, and                          others] including Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus

503          Escherichia coli including Carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli

601          Flavobacterium species

801          Haemophilus species [H. influenzae and others]

1101        Klebsiella species [K. oxytoca, K. pneumoniae and others] including Carbapenem-resistant                      Klebsiella and Cephalosporin-resistant Klebsiella

1201        Listeria monocytogenes

1301        Moraxella species [M. catarrhalis (also known as Branhamella catarrhalis) and others]

1302        Morganella morganii

1401        Neisseria species [N. meningitidis, N. gonorrhoeae and others] including drug- resistant N.                    gonorrhoeae

1601        Pantoea

1602        Pasteurella species

1603        Prevotella species

1604        Proteus species [P. mirabilis, P. vulgaris and others]

 1605        Providencia species [P. rettgeri and others]

1606        Pseudomonas species [P. aeruginosa and others] including multidrug-resistant                                      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

1801        Ralstonia species

1901        Salmonella species including drug-resistant Salmonella serotype Typhi

1902        Serratia species [S. liquefaciens, S. marcescens and others]

1903        Staphylococcus coagulase positive [aureus] including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus                        aureus and Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

1904        Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

1905        Group B Streptococcus or GBS [also known as Streptococcus agalactiae]

1906        Streptococcus anginosus [formerly Streptococcus milleri]

1907        Streptococcus pneumoniae

1908        Streptococcus pyogenes [Group A Streptococcus]