TABLE 1.

Sites of isolation of ESBL-positive strains

Site of isolation (n)aNo. of strains of the following organism by patient sex:
E. coli (n = 69)Klebsiella spp. (n = 40)
MaleFemaleMaleFemale
Blood (13)5404
Wound (6)3003
Abscess (3)1101
Urine or urinary tract (68)1728815
Upper respiratory tract (8)2132
Lower respiratory tract (5)2021
Other (6)2301
Total32371327
  • a Total of 109 of 117 reported sites of isolation.