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Volume 25, Number 10—October 2019

Risk Factors for Carbapenem-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Zhejiang Province, China

Yan-Yan Hu, Jun-Min Cao, Qing Yang, Shi Chen, Huo-Yang Lv, Hong-Wei Zhou, Zuowei WuComments to Author , and Rong ZhangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China (Y.-Y. Hu, H.-W. Zhou, R. Zhang); First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, School of Medicine, Hangzhou (Q. Yang); Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou (J.-M. Cao, H.-Y. Lv); Hangzhou Third People’s Hospital, Hangzhou (S. Chen); Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA (Z. Wu)

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Table 1

Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates obtained from hospitals in Zhejiang Province, China, 2015–2017

Year No. hospitals*
No. isolates Isolation rate, %† Gram-negative isolates, % Imipenem-resistant isolates, %
Total 3A 3B 2A 2B
2015 78 41 23 13 1 22,464 8.1 11.9 35.4
2016 88 44 23 19 2 24,303 8.0 12.0 37.1
*Hospital classification is performed by the National Health Commission of China on the basis of the number of beds and comprehensive evaluation scores. Comprehensive evaluation covers the number of departments, staffing levels, management, technical level, work quality, and supporting facilities. Class 3 hospitals have >500 beds, class 2 hospitals have 100–499 beds. Grade levels are given on the basis of scores from a comprehensive evaluation; grade A hospitals received >900 points, grade B hospitals received 750–899 points.
†P. aeruginosa was the fourth most commonly isolated pathogen in the region in each of the reported years.

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