- Anticipate polymicrobial gastrointestinal flora:
- Fungi: (e.g., Candida spp) are less common
- In community-acquired infections, the major pathogens are Enterobacterales and anaerobes.
- In healthcare-associated infections or recent broad-spectrum antibiotic exposure, yeast, enterococci, resistant Gram-negative organisms, and Staphylococcus aureus may be seen.
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