Table 3—

Reasons for prior antimicrobial therapy in 52 patients

Carb-SCol-Sp-value
Subjects2131
Nosocomial pneumonia including VAP1150.001
Community-acquired pneumonia571.000
Intra-abdominal infection351.000
Other lower respiratory tract infections410.145
Acute exacerbation of COPD400.022
Bacteremia or sepsis121.000
Miscellaneous310.291
  • Data are presented as n. Carb-S: carbapenems susceptible; Col-S: colistin susceptible; VAP: ventilator-associated pneumonia; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.