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Table 1 ESBL producing organisms in different specimens and among inpatients and outpatients

From: Prevalence of multiresistant gram-negative organisms in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania

Isolate (n) ESBL N (%) Inpatients ESBL % Outpatients ESBL %
Escherichia coli (n = 127) 31 (24.4%) 26 (83.8%) 4 (16. 1%)
   Blood (n = 8) 7 (87.5%) 7 -
   Urine (n = 91) 9 (9.9% 6 3
   W/S (n = 26) 13 (50%) 12 1
   *Others (n = 2) 2 (100%) 1 -
Klebsiella pneumoniae (n = 91) 58 (63.7%) 52(89.6%) 6 (10.4%)
   Blood (n = 31) 29 (93.5%) 29 -
   Urine (n = 32) 11 (34.4%) 5 6
   W/S (n = 26) 18 (66.6%) 18 -
   *Others (n = 2) 0 (100%)   
Acinetobacter spp (n = 39) 7 (17.9%) 7 (100%) 0 (0%)
   Blood (n = 1) 1(100%) 1 -
   Urine (n = 4) 2(50%) 2 -
   W/S (n = 24) 4(16.6%) 4 -
   *Others (n = 10) 0 2  
Proteus spp (n = 31) 2 (6.4%) 2 (100%) 0 (0%)
   Blood (n = 1) 0 0 -
   Urine (n = 6) 0 0 -
   W/S (n = 17) 1(68.6%) 1 -
   *Others (n = 7) 1(14.3%) 1  
Other enterobacteria (n = 43) 12 (27.9%) 12 (100%) 0 (0%)
   Blood (n = 1) - - -
   Urine (n = 17) 3(17.6%) 3 -
   W/S (n = 22) 9(40.9%) 9 -
   *Others (n = 3)    
Pseudomonas spp (n = 46) NA NA NA
   Blood (n = 1)    
   Urine ( = 4)    
   W/S (n = 30)    
   * Others (n = 11) NA NA NA
  1. *Others = Sputum, aspirates and bones chips, n = 377 (inpatients 283, out patients 94), NA = not applicable.