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Table 2 Pathogens isolated in the study cohort

From: Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae influences the outcome of early infections in liver transplant recipients

Microorganismsa n° (%) Types of infectionb Susceptibility patterns (%)c
   Pneumonia SSIs BSIs UTIs  
K. pneumoniae 33 (29) 11 9 7 6 22 CRKP (67)
2 ESBL (6)
4 MDR (12)
1 XDR (3)
       1 R (3)
       3 S (9)
P. aeruginosa 25 (22) 14 6 2 3 5 MDR (20)
14 R (56)
6 S (24)
E. coli 23 (21) 8 2 4 9 4 ESBL (17)
14 MDR (61)
5 S (22)
S. maltophilia 7 (6) 5 1 1 1 R (14)
6 S (86)
A. baumannii 4 (4) 3 1 1 MDR (25)
1 XDR (25)
2 R (50)
Other gram-neg. 20 (18) 4 3 6 7 5 MDR (25)
1 ESBL (5)
10 R (50)
4 S (20)
E. faecium 30 (57) 1 20 7 2 28 MDR (94)d
       1 VRE (3)
1 R (3)
S. aureus 10 (19) 4 5 1 4 MRSA (40)
6 S (60)
S. epidermidis 5 (9) 1 3 1 5 MRSE (100)
Other gram-pos. 8 (15) 3 3 2 6 MDR (75)
2 S (25)
C. albicans 4 (40) 1 3 ND
C. glabrata 3 (30) 2 1 ND
C. tropicalis 2 (20) 2 ND
C. dubliniensis 1 (10) 1 ND
  1. aOthers included: Gram negative bacteria, Enterobacter cloacae (n° 5), Enterobacter aerogenes (n° 1), Serratia marcescens (n°4), Klebsiella oxytoca (n° 2), Acinetobacter iwoffii (n° 2), Acinetobacter junii (n°1), Haemophilus influenzae (n° 1), Citrobacter braaki (n° 1), Prevotella spp. (n° 1), Bacteroides uniformis (n° 1), Morganella morganii (n° 1); Gram positive bacteria: Enterococcus faecalis (n° 2), Streptococcus pneumoniae (n° 2), Staphylococcus haemolyticus (n°2), Staphylococcus pseudointermedius (n° 1), Staphylococcus spp. (n° 1)
  2. bSSIs, surgical site infections; BSIs, blood stream infections; UTIs, urinary tract infections
  3. cCRKP, carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae; ESBL, extended-spectrum beta-lactamase; XDR, extensive drug resistant; MDR, multi drug resistant; MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; MRSE, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis; VRE, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus; R, resistance patterns not included in previous definition; S, fully susceptible; -, none; ND, not done; d,there was one VRE strain within the 28 MDR