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From: ICU-acquired infections on a patient-to-patient antibiotic rotation policy in ICU

  EPIC HUC- HUC-
   1999 2000
Rate infections
   For pseudomonas aeruginosa 28% 6% 9%
   For acinetobacter 9% 0.6% 0%
   For fungi 17% 7% 10%
Rate resistance of pseudomonas
   To gentamicin 46% 37% 25%
   To ureidopenicillin 37% 37% 0%
   To ceftazidime 27% 25% 0%
   To ciprofloxacin 26% 4% 10%
   To imipenem 21% 17% 10%
Rate resistance
   Of staphylococci aureus to 60% 4% 30%
methicillin    
   Of coagulase-negative 70% 91% 88%
staphylococci to methicillin    
   Of coagulase-negative 3% 0% 0%
staphylococci to vancomycin    
   Of coagulase-negative 66% 69% 42%
staphylococci to gentamicin