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Table 4 ESBL and MBL producing airway P. aeruginosa isolates in intensive care unit of the hospital

From: Extended spectrum and metalo beta-lactamase producing airborne Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumanii in restricted settings of a referral hospital: a neglected condition

Number of resistance isolates (%)
Antibiotics Total isolates n = 24 ESBL producer n = 15 MBL producer n = 9
Ceftazidime 7 (29.1) 11 (73.3) 7 (77.8)
Ceftriaxone 19 (79.1) 13 (86.7) 8 (88.9)
Cefipime 14 (58.3) 10 (66.7) 5 (55.6)
Cefotaxime 17 (70.8) 11 (73.3) 8 (77.8)
Aztreonam 14 (58.3) 10 (66.7) 9 (100)
Impenem 10 (41.7) 5 (50.0) 9 (100)
Meropenem 10 (41.7) 3 (20.0) 9 (100)