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Table 1 Basic information on patients with B. cepacia UTI

From: Investigation and control of an outbreak of urinary tract infections caused by Burkholderia cepacian-contaminated anesthetic gel

Item Case number (n = 71)
Age 59.21
Sex (male) 51
Underlying diseases n (%)
 Bladder tumor 25 (35.21)
 Kidney stone or tumor 12 (16.90)
 Ureter stone or tumor 10 (14.08)
 Cervical cancer 11 (15.49)
 Other diseases 11 (15.49)
Department distribution n (%)
 Urology surgery 47 (66.20)
 Gynecology 11 (15.49)
 Oncology 4 (5.63)
 Other departments 9 (12.68)
Exposure operation
 Invasive operation of urology 66 (92.96)
  Rigid endoscope 32 (45.07)
  Flexible endoscope 20 (28.17)
  Resectoscope 7 (10.61)
  Unrecorded endoscope 7 (10.61)
Bedside catheterization 5 (7.04)
Antimicrobial therapy
 Quinolones 32 (45.07)
 Carbapenems 18 (25.35)
 Cephalosporins/others 11 (15.49)
 Untreated 10 (14.08)
PFGE tested strains 20
PFGE homology strains 17
  1. Totals may be unequal to 100% due to rounding
  2. IPC infection prevention and control