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Table 3 Distribution of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii on HTCS

From: Impact of environmental cleaning on the colonization and infection rates of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in patients within the intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital

HTCS The number of fluorescent markers and removal Time period
1–3, 2013 4–6, 2013 7–9, 2013 10–12, 2013 1–3, 2014 4–6, 2014 7–9, 2014 10–12, 2014
Guardrail Number of samples 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8
  Number of positive samples 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Bedside table Number of samples 6 5 4 3 3 3 4 4
  Number of positive samples 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Treatment vehicle Number of samples 8 10 8 6 4 4 6 8
  Number of positive samples 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Monitor button Number of samples 3 2 3 3 4 4 3 3
  Number of positive samples 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injection pump button Number of samples 3 2 3 3 4 4 3 3
  Number of positive samples 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Treatment table Number of samples 3 3 3 3 4 5 6 6
  Number of positive samples 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
total Number of samples 33 32 31 26 27 28 30 32
  Number of positive samples 6 0 0 0 1 1 3 2
Positive rate (%)   18.2 0 0 0 3.7 3.6 6.7 6.3