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Table HKW-3. Antibiogram for isolates from ICU and HDU, HKW, 2018

Table HKW-3. Antibiogram for isolates from ICU and HDU, HKW, 2018

  1. Non-duplicate isolates from blood, urine and respiratory specimens from intensive care units and high dependency units. Interpreted according to CLSI M100-S28 2018. Nonsusceptible include both intermediate and resistant.
  2. Results for Enterobacteriaceae were interpreted according to CLSI M100-S28 2018.
  3. Prevalance of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) were 28% for Klebsiella species, 28% for E.coli. ESBL-producing strains should be interpreted as resistant to all penicillins, cephalosporins and aztreonam.
  4. According to breakpoint for parenteral cefuroxime sodium.
  5. , indicate 10% or more reduction in resistance rate compared to 2017.
    , indicate ≥10% increase in resistance rate compared to 2017.
  6. The figure refers to ACB complex including Acinetobacter baumannii, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, Acinetobacter nosocomialis and Acinetobacter pitti.
  7. 18 wards : A4HD, B6HD, B7HD, C2IC, C4HD, C7HD, C7IC, D4HD, E2IC, E5IA, E5IP, K7HD, K10A, K10B, K10C, K10D, K18H and K19C.