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Table 3 Microorganisms recovered from patients with HAP and VAP

From: Inadequate treatment of ventilator-associated and hospital-acquired pneumonia: Risk factors and impact on outcomes

Bacteria   HAP (n = 103)*    VAP (n = 125)*  
  Adequate n = 49 Inadequate n = 54 p Adequate n = 41 Inadequate n = 84 p
Acinetobacter spp 8 (7.8) 13 (12.6) 0.499 13 (10.4) 37 (29.6) 0.383
Pseudomonas spp 10 (9.7) 14 (13.6)   9 (7.2) 21 (16.8)  
S. aureus 12 (11.6) 7 (6.8)   10 (8) 13 (10.4)  
S.pneumoniae 6 (5.8) 5 (4.8)   1 (0.8) 5 (4)  
K. pneumonia 3 (2.9) 3 (2.9)   3 (2.4) 2 (1.6)  
E.coli 6 (5.8) 5 (4.8)   2 (1.6) 4 (3.2)  
Others 4 (3.9) 7 (6.8)   3 (2.4) 2 (1.6)  
  1. n = Number of microorganisms in patient groups.