Table 2—

Pathogens recovered from 205 patients with nosocomial pneumonia and their minimum inhibitory concentration(MIC) values

Isolates nMIC mg·L−1
CeftazidimeCefotaximeLevofloxacinCiprofloxacinAmikacin
S. pneumoniae451–20.03–10.03–22–8
H. influenzae320.03–10.01–0.060.03–0.061
P. aeruginosa291–168–320.5–20.5–20.5–2
Klebsiella spp.250.12–80.06–40.03–20.03–20.03–4
Enterobacter spp.240.03–20.03–10.03–10.03–10.03–2
Proteus spp.150.03–20.03–20.03–10.5–10.12–1
E. coli140.06–10.03–20.06–20.03–11
Serratia spp.130.06–40.03–40.12–20.5–10.12–4
Citrobacter spp.40.03–20.030.03–1
Stenotrophomonas spp.42–80.120.5–2
  • Data are presented as ranges, unless otherwise stated. S. pneumoniae: Streptococcus pneumoniae; H. influenzae: Haemophilus influenzae; P. aeruginosa: Pseudomonas aeruginosa; E. coli: Escherichia coli.