Table 3

 The microorganisms grown in pustules from patients with acne vulgaris and their distribution according to body location

Usual acne siteUnusual acne siteTotal
FaceBackChestTotalArmLegTotal
Number of lesions26613331437
S aureus 5611/3311/37
Propionibacterium acnes 12315/33112/417/37
Coagulase negative staphylococci14115/3322/417/37
α-Haemolytic streptococci516/336/37
Propionibacterium granulosum 11/331/37
E coli 22/332/37
Prevotella spp