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Table 3 Frequency distribution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. by pneumonia classification and presence or absence of MRSA

From: A comparison of microbiology and demographics among patients with healthcare-associated, hospital-acquired, and ventilator-associated pneumonia: a retrospective analysis of 1184 patients from a large, international study

  HCAP HAP VAP
  No MRSA MRSA No MRSA MRSA No MRSA MRSA
(n = 117) (n = 82) (n = 254) (n = 125) (n = 347) (n = 259)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 14 (12.0) 8 (9.8) 18 (7.1) 10 (8.0) 30 (8.6) 27 (10.4)
Acinetobacter spp. 5 (4.3) 3 (3.7) 8 (3.1) 8 (6.4) 20 (5.8) 24 (9.3)
  1. HAP, Hospital-acquired pneumonia; HCAP, Healthcare-associated pneumonia; MRSA, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; VAP, Ventilator-associated pneumonia.