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Table 1 MDROs found from the five contact surface samples

From: Allocation of the ICU wards according to the patient’s infection condition: a measure to improve antibiotic resistance

ICU wards Period Time MDROs CRAB CRE ESBLs MDR-AB MRSA MRSE
(n = 73) (Bed No.+ Surface) (Bed No.+ Surface) (Bed No.+ Surface) (Bed No.+ Surface) (Bed No.+ Surface) (Bed No.+ Surface)
ICU-1 Baseline 2018, Mar 9   17I 2B 2A, 7S, 20B, 20A, 20I 13B 12S
2018, Apr 11    12S 7I, 17I, 16S, 5A, 17S, 4I, 13O   1A, 10S, 13A,
2018, May 10     17A, 17S, 12S, 12B, 17B, 7I, 7S, 7A, 17O, 11B   
Intervention 2018, Jun 4   19B   15B, 18S, 17B,   
2018, Jul 7   14S   7S, 6S, 1O, 18A 2O, 1A,  
2018, Aug 1      2A  
2018, Sep 2     16A, 14A   
2018, Oct 4    5A   2I, 18O, 2S  
2018, Nov 2     16A 2S  
2018, Dec 1   3S     
2019, Jan 3 12A   9I   20B  
2019, Feb 7   5S 10S 9B, 1A   4S, 11A, 3A
ICU-2 Baseline 2018, Mar 7    6O    4O, 6B, 6S, 8S, 11B, 11S
2018, Apr 4    4B    4S, 6B, 9B
2018, May 1     8I   
Intervention 2018, Jun 0       
2018, Jul 0       
2018, Aug 0       
2018, Sep 0       
2018, Oct 0       
2018, Nov 0       
2018, Dec 0       
2019, Jan 0       
2019, Feb 0       
  1. MDROs multidrug-resistant organisms, ICU intensive care unit, MDR-AB multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, CRE carbapenem-resistant enterobacteria, CRAB carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii, MRSA methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, MRSE methicillin-resistant S. epidermidis, ESBLs extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)–producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae), A air conditioning vent, B bed rail button, O oxygenation probe, I intravenous pump, S sheet (perineal area)