Table 2.

Total numbers of hospitals, beds, and KPC-positive isolates by geographic region

Geographic regionTotal no. (%) of:No. of KPC-positive isolates/total (%)
HospitalsBedsIsolatesMβLR isolatesKPC producersE. coliK. pneumoniaeaP. aeruginosaA. baumanniiOverall
Puerto Rico Medical Center68582,47235418019/32 (59)a101/122 (83)41/67 (61)a19/133 (14)180/354 (51)
Metropolitan39062,371196728/52 (15)39/59 (66)18/46 (39)7/39 (18)72/196 (37)
North24391,7062598715/73 (21)65/94 (69)3/56 (5)4/36 (11)87/259 (34)
West23241,31695431/13 (8)26/38 (68)15/27 (56)a1/17 (6)43/95 (45)
South25931,2991768615/35 (43)a55/75 (73)13/48 (27)3/18 (17)86/176 (49)
Central/East24971,343159663/14 (21)47/69 (68)9/28 (32)7/48 (15)66/159 (42)
    Total173,61710,5071,239/10,507 (12)534/1,239 (43)61/219 (28)333/457(73)99/272 (36)41/291 (14)534/1239 (43)
  • a P ≤ 0.05.