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Table 1 Results of culture samples

From: Healthcare-associated infections: bacteriological characterization of the hospital surfaces in the University Hospital of Abomey-Calavi/so-ava in South Benin (West Africa)

Services Positive results Number
Operating theatre 18 (47.4%) 38
Recovery room 13 (12.2%) 18
Maternity 23 (71.9%) 32
Medicine 12 (75%) 16
Paediatrics 14 (87.5%) 16
Surgery 14 (70%) 20
Emergency services 10 (50%) 20
Total 104 (65%) 160
  1. 104 samples were positive for bacteria
  2. Greatest frequency of bacterial isolation observed in paediatrics (87.5%)
  3. Lowest proportion of bacterial isolation found in the operating theatre (47.4%)