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Table 4 Microorganisms isolation at the time of ICU admission and discharge

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

  ICU admission ICU discharge
All microorganisms 1054 (100) 1040 (100)
Multidrug-resistant bacteriaa 273 (25.9) 369 (35.5)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusb 75 (27.4) 74 (20.1)
Vancomycin-resistant enterococcib 10 (3.6) 8 (2.2)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa b 12 (4.4) 18 (4.9)
Acinetobacter baumannii b 83 (30.4) 150 (40.7)
Escherichia coli b 24 (8.8) 27 (7.3)
Klebsiella oxytoca b 15 (5.5) 24 (6.5)
Enterobacter cloacae b 5 (1.8) 3 (0.5)
Proteus speciesb 1 (0.4) 4 (1.1)
Otherb 46 (16.8) 59 (16.0)
Non-multidrug-resistant bacteriaa 781 (74.1) 671 (64.5)
Staphylococcus epidermidis c 375 (45.7) 307 (45.8)
Staphylococcus haemolyticus c 33 (4.2) 32 (4.8)
Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureusc 49 (6.3) 51 (7.6)
Enterococcus speciesc 18 (2.6) 21 (3.1)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa c 15 (1.9) 13 (1.9)
Acinetobacter baumannii c 10 (1.3) 11 (1.6)
Escherichia coli c 26 (3.3) 20 (3.0)
Klebsiella oxytoca c 100 (12.8) 84 (12.5)
Enterobacter cloacae c 13 (1.7) 12 (1.8)
Proteus speciesc 7 (0.9) 6 (0.9)
Othersc 140 (17.9) 111 (16.5)
  1. Data were presented by counts and percentage
  2. aPercentage equals the counts of the item divided by all microorganisms
  3. bPercentage equals the counts of the item divided by multidrug-resistant bacteria
  4. cPercentage equals the counts of the item divided by non-multidrug-resistant bacteria
  5. ICU intensive care unit