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Table 3 Clinical and demographic characteristics of 39 patients with infection and colonization caused by carbapenems-resistant E. aerogenes from Hospital A and 5 patients with colonization and infection caused by carbapenems-resistant E. aerogenes from Hospital B

From: Clonality, outer-membrane proteins profile and efflux pump in KPC- producing Enterobacter sp. in Brazil

Patients variables Hospital A
N = 39 (%)
Hospital B
N = 5 (%)
Age ( range), mean 18–87 years old , 55.6 years old 24–88 years old, ,58.2 years old
Gender   
 Female 13 (33,3%) 0
 Male 22 (56,4%) 5 (100%)
Length of stay before identification of E. aerogenes (range), mean 6–190 days, 43.7 days 9–17 days, 16.2 days
Site of isolation   
 Blood 12 (30,8%) 1 (20%)
 Respiratory Tract secretiona 9 (23,1%) 0
 Urine 6 (15,4%) 0
 Peritoneal fluid 3 (8%) 0
 Skin 2 (6%) 0
 Others 7 (18%) 1 (20%)
 Rectal swab 0 3 (60%)
 Intensive care unit 23 (59%) 3 (60%)
 Death 24 (61,5%) 1 (20%)
  1. aTracheal secretion and Bronco alveolar lavage (BAL)