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Table HKW-3. Antibiogram for isolates from ICU and HDU, HKW, 2017

Table HKW-3. Antibiogram for isolates from ICU and HDU, HKW, 2017

  1. Non-duplicate isolates from blood, urine and respiratory specimens from intensive care units and high dependency units. Interpreted according to CLSI. Nonsusceptilbe include both intermediate and resistant.
  2. Results for Enterobacteriaceae were interpreted according to CLSI M100-S20.
  3. Prevalance of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) were 23% for Klebsiella species, 37% for E.coli. ESBL-producing strains should be interpreted as resistant to all penicillins, cephalosporins and aztreonam.
  4. Test performed on non-urine isolates only.
  5. According to breakpoint for parenteral cefuroxime sodium.
  6. , indicate 10% or more reduction in resistance rate compared to 2017.
    , indicate ≥10% increase in resistance rate compared to 2017.
  7. The figure refers to ACB complex including Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, Acinetobacter nosocomialis and Acinetobacter pitti.
  8. 18 wards : A4HD, B6HD, B7HD, C2IC, C4HD, C7HD, C7IC, D4HD, E2IC, E5IA, E5IP, K7HD, K10A, K10B, K10C, K10D, K18H and K19C.
    Abbreviation: Amp, Ampicillin; Amo, Amoxicillin Pip, Pipercillin; Tic, Ticaraillin; Cef, Cefoperazone