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Table 5 Resistance rates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients and water

From: Surveillance of surgical site infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and strain characterization in Tanzanian hospitals does not provide proof for a role of hospital water plumbing systems in transmission

Antimicrobial agent Patients isolates (17) Water isolates (39) P value
  N (%) N (%)  
Amikacin 5 (29.4) 0 (0) 0.0004
Aztreonam 17 (100) 39 (100) -
Cefepime 1 (5.9) 0 (0) 0.063
Ceftazidime 6 (35.3) 0 (0) <0.001
Ciprofloxacin 5 (29.4) 6 (15.4) 0.112
Colistin 0 (0) 0 (0) -
Ertapenem 3 (17.7) 1 (2.6) 0.0256
Fosfomycin 3 (17.7) 24 (61.5) 0.001
Gentamicin 5 (29.4) 5 (12.8) 0.06
Imipinem 3 (17.7) 1 (2.6) 0.0219
Meropenem 3 (17.7) 0 (0) 0.0035
Piperacillin 8 (47.1) 7 (18.0) 0.012
Piperacillin-tazobactam 7 (41.2) 1 (2.6) 0.001
Tobramycin 5 (29.4) 2 (5.1) 0.005
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