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Table 3 Proportion of patients colonized or infected with MDRO before and after antimicrobial stewardship

From: Antimicrobial stewardship of Chinese ministry of health reduces multidrug-resistant organism isolates in critically ill patients: a pre-post study from a single center

Department All patients (978) Before management (433) After management (545) p value
All, n (%) 225 (23.01) 154 (35.57) 71 (13.03) <0.001
Emergency, n (%) 86 (23.76) 54 (40.91) 32 (17.68) <0.001
Surgery, n (%) 91 (19.24) 68 (33.17) 23 (8.58) <0.001
Neurosurgery, n (%) 11 (13.75) 5 (29.41) 6 (9.52) 0.035
Thoracic surgery, n (%) 12 (10.52) 11 (20.37) 1 (1.67) 0.001
General surgery, n (%) 35 (26.92) 28 (40.00) 7 (11.67) <0.001
Urology surgery, n (%) 10 (28.57) 8 (38.10) 2 (14.29) 0.252
Orthopedics, n (%) 8 (18.18) 8 (40.00) 0 (0) 0.001
Other, n (%) 13 (18.57) 6 (26.09) 7 (14.89) 0.258
Medicine, n (%) 50 (27.47) 34 (30.52) 16 (16.84) 0.033
Respiratory medicine, n (%) 10 (32.26) 8 (50.00) 2 (13.33) 0.054
Neurology, n (%) 13 (38.23) 8 (42.11) 5 (33.33) 0.728
Cardiology, n (%) 7 (15.22) 5 (21.73) 2 (8.70) 0.218
Other, n (%) 20 (25.00) 13 (35.14) 7 (16.28) 0.062