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Table 3 Causative agents of all nosocomial infection episodes caused by MDR bacteria in cancer patients

From: Nosocomial infections due to multidrug-resistant bacteria in cancer patients: a six-year retrospective study of an oncology Center in Western China

Causative organisms All
N = 257
Survivor
N = 229, n (%)
Non-survivor
N = 28, n (%)
P-value
MRSA 7 (2.7) 5 (2.2) 2 (7.1) 0.364
ESBL-PE 187 (72.8) 167 (72.9) 20 (71.4) 0.867
MDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa 13 (5.1) 13 (5.7) 0 0.403
Acinetobacter baumannii 30 (11.7) 27 (11.8) 3 (10.7) 1.000
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 16 (6.2) 13 (5.7) 3 (10.7) 0.531
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae 4 (1.6) 4 (1.7) 0 1.000
  1. Abbreviations: MDR multidrug-resistant, MRSA Oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ESBL-PE extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae