TABLE 1.

Clinical features of the 39 isolates of carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae isolates

K. pneumoniae isolateCloneDate (mo/day/yr) of:Hospitalization unitSourceInfected or colonized statusbTreatmentOutcome
IsolationHospitalization
1B05/24/0605/19/06ICUCatheteraCNoneCured
2A05/26/0605/03/06ICUCatheterCNoneCured
3B05/27/0605/08/06UrologyWoundCNoneCured
4A05/28/0604/09/06ICUBloodIImipenemDead
5B05/28/0604/24/06ICUBloodIImipenem + ciprofloxacinDead
6A06/13/0605/27/06ICUCatheterCNoneCured
7B06/13/0605/31/06ICUAscitesIImipenem + netilmicinDead
8A06/14/0605/23/06ICUCatheterCNoneCured
9A06/14/0605/31/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryPusINoneCured
10A06/25/0605/05/06Transplantation unitPusIImipenemDead
11A07/14/0610/30/06General SurgeryRectal swabCNoneDead
12A08/12/0611/17/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
13A09/30/0608/15/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
14B10/23/0610/17/06ICUEndotrachealCNoneCured
15A11/13/0611/05/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryBloodIImipenemDead
16B11/16/0610/02/06ICUEndotrachealIImipenemDead
17B11/18/0610/27/06ICU/NeurosurgeryUrineCNoneCured
18A11/22/0610/03/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryPusINoneDead
19B11/25/0610/22/06ChestEndotrachealCNoneDead
20A12/01/0611/22/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryPusIImipenem + amikacinCured
21A12/01/0611/13/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryPusCNoneCured
22B12/02/0611/10/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
23A12/06/0610/23/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
24B12/07/0612/01/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryBloodIImipenem + ciprofloxacinCured
25A12/07/0612/04/06ICUPusIImipenem + netilmicinDead
26A12/08/0610/04/06ICURectal swabCNoneCured
27A12/12/0611/22/06General SurgeryBloodIPiperacillin + tazobactam + ciprofloxacinCured
28A12/17/0611/13/06UrologyPusINoneCured
29B12/19/0612/01/06ICUEndotrachealCNoneCured
30A12/19/0612/30/06General SurgeryRectal swabCNoneDead
31A12/30/0612/26/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneDead
32A12/30/0612/22/06ICURectal swabCNoneCured
33A01/04/0701/31/07ICU/Emergency SurgeryWoundCNoneCured
34B01/05/0712/31/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
35A01/13/0712/20/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
36B01/16/0701/04/06ICU/Emergency SurgeryRectal swabCNoneCured
37A01/29/0707/09/06ICUBloodIImipenem + ciprofloxacinDead
38A02/02/0701/31/07ICU/Emergency SurgeryPusICiprofloxacin + metronidazoleCured
39B02/10/0701/15/07ICU/Emergency SurgeryBloodIImipenemDead
  • a All catheters corresponded to central venous catheters.

  • b C, colonized; I, infected.