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Table 2 Complications and outcome in patients with susceptible Acinetobacter infection vs. MDR-Ab infection in the case-control study

From: Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter species: a seven-year experience from a tertiary care center in Lebanon

Variable Susceptible Acinetobacter infection (n = 33) n (%) MDR-Ab infection (n = 40) n (%)
Sepsis 15 (45.4) 17 (42.5)
ARDS 2 (6.1) 0
Respiratory failure 4 (12.1) 8 (20.0)
ICU admission 5 (15.1) 8 (20.0)
AKI 8 (24.2) 10 (25.0)
Prolonged hospital stay 27 (81.2) 31 (77.5)
Persistence/progression of infection 5 (15.1) 13 (32.5)
Recurrence of infection 6 (18.2 8 (20.0)
All-cause mortality 12 (36.4) 22 (55.0)
  1. MDR-Ab = multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter; ARDS = adult respiratory distress syndrome; ICU = intensive care unit; AKI = acute kidney injury