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Table 3 Non-susceptibility of K. pneumoniae isolates against at least one carbapenem

From: Carbapenem non-susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in hospitals from 2011 to 2016, data from the German Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (ARS)

  Percentage non-susceptible (R + I) against at least one carbapenema (95%CI)b
Year Number of hospitals All hospitals Continuously participating hospitals (n = 96)
2011 180 0.35% (0.18%; 0.69%) 0.30% (0.17%; 0.51%)
2012 306 0.46% (0.31%; 0.68%) 0.27% (0.17%; 0.41%)
2013 363 0.49% (0.36%; 0.67%) 0.28% (0.18%; 0.45%)
2014 266 0.74% (0.53%; 1.04%) 0.78% (0.46%; 1.33%)
2015 372 0.66% (0.54%; 0.80%) 0.56% (0.35%; 0.89%)
2016 418 0.78% (0.58%; 1.06%) 0.53% (0.35%; 0.81%)
  1. R resistant, I intermediate, CI confidence interval
  2. aMeropenem, imipenem or ertapenem
  3. b95% CI calculated accounting for clustering on hospital level