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Table 1 Frequency of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) and Carbapenemase-producing (CP)-CRE isolates by specimen type and organism, Thailand, 2016–2018

From: Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in Thailand, 2016–2018

Isolate characteristics No. CRE isolates (%) No. CP-CRE isolates (%) % of CRE with CP gene
Specimen type
 Urine 1622 (41%) 1567 (41%) 97
 Sputum 1380 (35%) 1351 (35%) 98
 Pus 437 (11%) 429 (11%) 98
 Blood 323 (8%) 320 (8%) 99
 Other normally sterile site 77 (2%) 75 (2%) 97
 Other 107 (3%) 102 (3%) 95
Organism
 Klebsiella pneumoniae 2888 (73%) 2814 (73%) 97
 Escherichia coli 825 (21%) 816 (21%) 99
 Enterobacter cloacae 123 (3%) 115 (3%) 93
 Citrobacter freundii 11 (< 1%) 11 (< 1%) 100
 Other organism 99 (3%) 88 (2%) 89
Total 3946 3844 97