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Table 5 Aerobic bacteria from intra-operative samples in both community-acquired and healthcare-associated IAIs

From: Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study

Community-acquired IAIs Isolates n° Healthcare-associated (nosocomial) IAIs Isolates n°
Aerobic bacteria 1030 (100%) Aerobic bacteria 300 (100%)
Escherichia coli 456 (44.3%) Escherichia coli 92 (21%)
(Escherichia coli resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 56 (5.4%) (Escherichia coli resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 19 (6.3%)
Klebsiella pneumoniae 105 (10.1%) Klebsiella pneumoniae 35 (11.7%)
(Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 11 (0.1%) (Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to third generation cephalosporins) 15 (5%)
Pseudomonas 56 (5.4%) Pseudomonas 18 (5.7%)
Enterococcus faecalis 106 (10.3%) Enterococcus faecalis 47 (15.7%)
Enterococcus faecium 38 (3.7%) Enterococcus faecium 20 (6.7%)