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Table 2 Distribution of ESBL-GNB colonization sites in a subgroup of patients with at least one rectal swab available

From: Colonization sites in carriers of ESBL-producing Gram-negative bacteria

Sample site/type Colonization rectum only (N = 326) % Colonization rectum + other site (N = 180) % No colonization rectum (N = 82) % Total (N = 588) %
Rectum 326 100,0 180 100,0 506 86,1
Respiratory tract & Pleural aspirate 93 51,7 25 30,5 118 20,1
Urogenital tract 72 40,0 33 40,2 105 17,9
Pus 47 26,1 21 25,6 68 11,6
Blood & Intravenous or arterial catheter tip 29 16,1 9 11,0 38 6,5
Other 29 16,1 3 3,7 32 5,4
Ascites/Bile/Drain/Feces 13 7,2 6 7,3 19 3,2
Biopsy & Aspirate 11 6,1 2 2,4 13 2,2
Ear & Nose 2 1,1 1 1,2 3 0,5
Central Nervous System 1 0,6 1 0,2
Joint prosthesis 1 0,6 1 0,2
  1. Data for all patients included in the subgroup-analysis (n = 588) and data stratified per patient group: rectal colonization only (55,4%), rectum plus another site colonized (30,6%), and no rectal colonization (13,9%)