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Table 1 Sequence type distribution among Pseudomonas aeruginosa detected at 22 out of 27 sampling points at Bugando Medical Centre hospital

From: Surveillance of surgical site infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and strain characterization in Tanzanian hospitals does not provide proof for a role of hospital water plumbing systems in transmission

  Sampling point Ward/ sampling point category Sampling plan Number of P. aeruginosa recovery from water taps in 10 months Sequency type of P. aeruginosa
1 Main distribution - A 2 of 10 381, 2320a
2 OT changing room Operating Theatre B 2 of 10 381
3 OT2 Operating Theatre C 3 of 10 381, 252, 2307a
4 OT3 Operating Theatre C 1 of 10 381
5 OT5 Operating Theatre C 1 of 10 381
6 OT sluice Operating Theatre C 1 of 10 381
7 LWOT Maternity Operating Theatre B 1 of 10 381
8 LW staff WC Maternity C 1 of 10 381
9 LW patient WC Maternity C 2 of 10 381, 834
10 C4 patient WC Maternity C 2 of 10 381, 641
11 C4 sluice Maternity C 1 of 10 2327a
12 E4 patient WC Gynaecology C 2 of 10 381, 2307a
13 E4 sluice Gynaecology C 1 of 10 2325a
14 J5 staff WC Orthopaedic B 4 of 10 381, 834, 2307a
15 J5 patient WC Orthopaedic C 1 of 10 2326a
16 C6 staff WC General surgery B 3 of 10 381, 834
17 C6 patient WC General surgery C 1 of 10 381
18 E8 Staff WC Orthopaedic B 1 of 10 381
19 E8 patient WC Orthopaedic C 3 of 10 381
20 C9 staff WC General surgery B 2 of 10 381
21 C9 patient WC General surgery C 1 of 10 381
22 C9 sluice General surgery C 2 of 10 381, 236
  1. Key: WC: Water Closet (Toilet); aNew ST; bold letters indicate common clone