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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients admitted in the period October 1, 2010 – March 31, 2011 and infected by CRAB

From: Epidemiology and clonality of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from an intensive care unit in Palermo, Italy

patient age/gender reason for admission underlying disease SAPSII type of infection other MDR organism(s) isolated clinical picture outcome
1 77/M thoracic trauma hypertension 39 cholecystitis none severe sepsis discharge
2 78/F respiratory failure lung cancer 31 LRTI none sepsis death
3 22/F polytrauma none 27 RTI none sepsis discharge
4 20/M cranial trauma none 42 pneumonia KPC-Kp severe sepsis death
5 64/M AMI hypertension 54 pneumonia KPC-Kp septic shock death
6 32/F respiratory failure major haematological disease 30 pneumonia none septic shock death
7 34/F polytrauma none 45 LRTI P. aeruginosa sepsis discharge
8 19/M polytrauma none 48 pneumonia MRSA, P. aeruginosa severe sepsis discharge
9 73/M acute abdomen hypertension, diabetes 38 peritonitis KPC-Kp septic shock death
10 50/M polytrauma none 44 pneumonia none severe sepsis discharge
11 74/F respiratory failure diabetes, haematological malignancy 92 pneumonia P. aeruginosa septic shock death
12 73/F post-surgical admission hypertension, diabetes, COPD 18 complicated SSTI KPC-Kp sepsis discharge
13 64/M severe metabolic imbalance diabetes 71 pneumonia P. aeruginosa septic shock death
14 39/F respiratory failure autoimmune disease, HCV 37 pneumonia ESBL-Kp septic shock death
15 60/M polytrauma hypertension 26 pancreatitis KPC-Kp septic shock death
16 60/M. third degree burns hypertension 71 complicated SSTI none septic shock death
17 70/M encephalitis hypertension 50 LRTI KPC-Kp severe sepsis death
18 75/F acute abdomen hypertension, diabetes 32 peritonitis none u.i. u.i.
19 35/F polytrauma none 31 LRTI MRSA sepsis discharge
20 71/M stroke hypertension, cerebral vasculopathy 48 pneumonia none severe sepsis discharge
21 69/M AMI hypertension, arrhythmia 56 pneumonia none septic shock death
22 60/M metabolic coma hepatopathy 71 LRTI none severe sepsis death
23 76/F respiratory failure COPD, diabetes 48 pneumonia none septic shock death
24 64/M post-surgical admission basalioma 21 complicated SSTI KPC-Kp, ESBL-Ec cardiac arrest death
25 68/M post-surgical admission autoimmune disease, COPD, arrhythmia 43 pneumonia none severe sepsis discharge
26 23/M polytrauma none u.i. BSI none septic shock death
27 18/M polytrauma none 30 LRTI KPC-Kp sepsis discharge
28 20/F respiratory failure SLE u.i. cystitis MRSE sepsis discharge
29 16/M cranial trauma epilepsy u.i. sinusitis none sepsis discharge
30 70/M ruptured aneurism hypertension, COPD, diabetes 23 LRTI P. aeruginosa severe sepsis discharge
31 28/M polytrauma none 17 LRTI P. aeruginosa sepsis discharge
32 75/M respiratory failure hypertension, diabetes, CKD 27 pneumonia none septic shock death
33 58/M respiratory failure hypertension, COPD, hearth failure 34 pneumonia none severe sepsis discharge
34 41/M polytrauma none 38 LRTI MRSA severe sepsis discharge
35 87/F acute abdomen coagulopathy 45 pneumonia none severe sepsis discharge
35 64/M metabolic coma diabetes 71 pneumonia P aeruginosa septic shock death
  1. AMI = acute myocardial infarction; BSI = bloodstream infection; CKD = chronic kidney disease; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; LRTI = lower respiratory tract infection; RTI = reproductive tract infection; SLE = Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; SSTI = skin and soft tissue infection; KPC-Kp = KPC carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae; ESBL-Kp = Extended spectrum β-lactamases producing Klebsiella pneumoniae; ESBL-Ec = Extended spectrum β-lactamases producing Escherichia coli; MRSA = methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; MRSE = methicillin resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis; SAPSII = Mean Simplified Acute Physiology Score II; u.i = unavailable information.