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Table 1 Observed* of estimated annual numbers of healthcare-associated infections due to multidrug-resistant bacteria

From: Estimating the burden of healthcare-associated infections caused by selected multidrug-resistant bacteria Finland, 2010

  Numbers of HAIs (95% confidence interval)
Type of HAI MRSA VRE Third gen ceph I/R Amicacin I/R P. aeruginosa Carbapenem I/R Acinetobacter spp.
    E. coli K. pneumoniae Enterobacter spp.   
Blood stream infection 26* (17–37) 3* (1-7) 112* (92–134) 16* (10–25) 88 (47–136) 16 (9–25) 1 (12)
Pneumonia 65 (29–114) 8 (1–20) 280 (142–440) 40 (16–75) 220 (87–415) 40 (16–75) 3 (1-5)
Surgical site infection 127 (58–22) 15 (3–40) 549 (278–862) 78 (33–147) 431 (172–814) 78 (32–147) 5 (2-10)
Urinary tract infection 60 (27–105) 7 (1–16) 258 (131–405) 37 (15–69) 202 (81–381) 37 (15–69) 2 (1-5)
All 278 (159–434) 33 (6–81) 1199 (795–1654) 171 (87–287) 941 (458–1584) 171 (86–287) 11 (5–19)
  1. Footnote: HAI=healthcare-associated infection, MRSA=methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, VRE=vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecium, I/R = intermediately suscaptible or resistant.