Table 2—

Microorganisms isolated in respiratory specimens obtained by bronchoalvelolar lavage# or protected specimen brush

TotalCarb-SCol-S
Subjects613031
Acinetobacter baumannii462026
Pseudomonas aeruginosa241311
Staphylococcus aureus11
Klebsiella pneumoniae11
Microorganisms per VAP episode1.181.171.19
  • Data are presented as n. Carb-S: carbapenems susceptible; Col-S: colistin susceptible only; VAP: ventilator-associated pneumonia. #: n = 55; : n = 6.