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Table 1 MRSA and 2DRA Infection, by locations

From: Clinical and microbiological effect of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection to reduce multidrug-resistant organisms in the intensive care unit in a Japanese hospital: a before-after study

Aug 2016 – Jan 2018 (Baseline period)ICU MRSAHCU MRSAAll Other Units MRSAICU 2DRAHCU 2DRAAll other Units 2DRA
 Infections4544141317
 Patient days28526494309,51228526494309,512
 Infection incidence13.847.641.2348.520.20.55
Feb 2018 – Feb 2019 (Intervention period)ICU MRSAHCU MRSAAll Other Units MRSAICU 2DRAHCU 2DRAAll other Units 2DRA
 Infections2331437
 Patient days21024554218,90721024554218,907
 Infection incidence9.896.601.4118.106.460.31
Percent Change−28.5%−13.6%+ 14.6%−62.6%− 68.0%−43.6%
  1. NOTE. ICU intensive care unit, HCU high care unit, MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, 2DRA two-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii