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Table 6 Mean prevalence of the most prevalent MDROs divided by type of ward

From: Epidemiology of multidrug resistant bacterial organisms and Clostridium difficile in German hospitals in 2014: Results from a nationwide one-day point prevalence of 329 German hospitals

Type of ward MRSA 3MRGN EC CD VRE 3MRGN-KS
n Mean prevalence [95 % CI]* n Mean prevalence [95 % CI]* n Mean prevalence [95 % CI]* n Mean prevalence [95 % CI]* n Mean prevalence [95 % CI]*
Surgical 429 1.22 [1.04-1.40] 177 0,46 [0.37-0. 56] 106 0.32 [0.20-0.44] 50 0.09 [0.05- 0.13] 68 0.11 [0.07-0.16]
Medical 586 1.59 [1.38-1.80] 262 0.59 [0.48-0.70] 351 0.84 [0.70-0.98] 83 0.13 [0.08-0.17] 63 0.15 [0.10-0.21]
Intensive care 151 3.08 [2.38-3.78] 84 1.44 [0.98-1.90] 49 0.85 [0.49-1.22] 74 0.98 [0.57-1.39] 39 0.60 [0.30-0.90]
Total 1166 1.64 [1.46-1.82] 523 0.75 [0.60-0.89] 506 0.74 [0.60-0.88] 207 0.25 [0.13-0.37] 170 0.22 [0.15-0.29]
  1. * 95 % confidence interval