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Table 2 Antimicrobial resistance rates of strains isolated from patients of different medical wards (ICU, intensive care unit; BU, burn unit; SU, surgical unit; OU, other units; n, number of isolates; %R, resistance rate; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval)

From: Genotypic characterisation and antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from patients of different hospitals and medical centres in Poland

Antimicrobial agent ICU (n = 81) BU (n = 35) SU (n = 32) OU (n = 54) All units (n = 202)
%R 95% CI %R 95% CI %R 95% CI R% 95% CI R% 95% CI
Imipenem 71.1 9.6 72.7 15.2 58.3 19.7 65.5 12.6 67.8 6.4
Meropenem 28.9 9.6 51.5 17.1 20.8 16.2 21.8 10.9 29.2 6.3
Ceftazidim 32.5 9.9 51.5 17.1 37.5 19.4 23.6 11.2 33.2 6.5
Cefepime 43.4 10.5 48.5 17.1 41.7 19.7 38.2 12.8 42.6 6.8
Piperacillin/tazobactam 48.2 10.6 24.2 14.6 37.5 19.4 38.2 12.8 39.6 6.7
Gentamicin 33.7 10 57.6 16.9 33.3 18.9 34.5 12.6 37.6 6,7
Tobramycin 31.3 9.8 57.7 16.9 45.8 19.9 34.5 12.6 38.1 6.7
Amikacin 19.3 8.3 57.8 16.9 33.3 18.9 30.9 12.2 30.7 6.4
Ciprofloxacin 28.9 9.6 51.5 17.1 66.7 18.9 34.5 12.6 39.1 6.4
Colistin 1.2 2.3 0 8.3 11.0 5.5 6.0 3.0 2.4