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Table 3 Characteristics of the patients infected with MDR-Ab in the prospective study of MDR-Ab transmissions in ICU 2007–2014

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

Clinical Characteristics Number of patients Percent
Gender Male 77 60.2
Female 51 39.8
Age > 70 years 54 42.2
≤ 70 years 74 57.8
Diabetes 42 32.8
Chronic pulmonary disease 86 67.2
Hemodialysis 21 16.4
Malignancy 38 29.7
Past surgical procedures 46 36.0
Recent mechanical ventilation 73 57.0
In-ICU mortality 28 22.0
Carbapenem susceptibility Susceptible 33 25.8
Resistant 95 74.2
  1. MDR-Ab = multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter; ICU = intensive care unit