Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Descriptive Study of Nosocomial Infections in an Adult Intensive Care Unit in Fiji: 2011-12

Table 2

Distribution of bacterial pathogens associated with nosocomial infection in relation to site of specimen.

PathogenSite of pathogen Total
Respiratory tract
Blood
Surgical site
Urinary tract

Klebsiella pneumoniae  (ESBL producing#)34 (27%)21 (17%)18 (18%)21 (24%)94 (22%)
Acinetobacter species33 (26%)21 (17%)18 (18%)20 (23%)92 (21%)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 24 (19%)11 (9%)25 (25%)13 (15%)73 (17%)
Enterobacter species8 (6.4%)9 (7%)11 (11%)5 (6%)33 (8%)
Coagulase-negative Staphylococci 1 (0.8%)20 (16%)1 (0.9%)8 (9%)30 (7%)
Escherichia coli 2 (1.6%)13 (11%)2 (2%)5 (6%)22 (5%)
Other Klebsiella 6 (4.8%)2 (1.6%)6 (6%)5 (6%)19 (4%)
Other Gram negative species5 (4%)6 (5%)6 (6%)017 (4%)
Citrobacter species2 (1.6%)2 (1.6%)2 (2%)3 (3%)9 (2%)
MRSA#1 (0.8%)1 (0.8%)1 (0.9%)3 (0.2%)
Others9 (7.2%)16 (13%)12 (12%)8 (9%)45 (1.1%)

ESBL: extended spectrum -lactamase; MRSA: methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.