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Table 2 Isolated uropathogens and antimicrobial resistance profiles

From: Characteristics of febrile urinary tract infections in older male adults

UropathogensaAll patients (n = 552)Older (n = 329)Non-Older (n = 223)P value
Escherichia coli393 (71.2)206 (62.6)187(83.9)<  0.001
 Amoxicillin254 (69.2)137 (71.4)117 (67)0.35
 Amoxicillin-clavulanate52 (13.3)33 (16.2)19 (10.2)0.080
 Cefuroxime sodium38 (9.7)26 (12.6)12 (6.4)0.038
 Ceftriaxoneb35 (8.9)23 (11.2)12 (6.4)0.099
 Gentamicin30 (7.7)21 (10.2)9 (4.8)0.043
 Fluoroquinolones153 (38.9)100 (48.5)53 (28.3)<  0.001
 Co-trimoxazol102 (26.8)56 (28.3)46 (25.3)0.51
 Fosfomycine8 (2.1)6 (3.1)2 (1.1)0.28
Klebsiella spp.c56 (10.1)40 (12.2)16 (7.2)0.057
 Amoxicilline-clavulanate13 (23.2)8 (20)5 (31.3)0.48
 Ceftriaxoned12 (21.4)9 (22.5)3 (18.8)1
 Fluoroquinolones15 (26.8)12 (30)3 (18.8)0.51
 Co-trimoxazol11 (20.8)8 (21.1)3 (20)1
ESBL and AmpC producing E. coli and Klebsiella spp.48 (10.7)33 (13.4)15 (7.4)0.041
Enterobacter spp.e21 (3.8)19 (5.8)2 (0.9)0.003
Serratia spp.4 (0.7)3 (0.9)1 (0.4)0.65
Citrobacter spp.4 (0.7)1 (0.3)3 (1.3)0.3
Morganella spp.5 (0.9)4 (1.2)1 (0.4)0.65
Proteus mirabilis17 (3.1)14 (4.3)3 (1.3)0.052
Pseudomona aeruginosa25 (4.5)20 (6.1)5 (2.2)0.033
 Fluoroquinolones7 (28)7 (35)00.27
Other Gram negative bacteriaf2 (0.4)2 (0.6)00.51
Gram positive bacteria22 (4)17 (5.2)5 (2.2)0.085
Enterococcus spp.g16 (2.9)12 (3.6)4 (1.8)0.20
Staphylococcus spp. h6 (1.1)5 (1.5)1 (0.4)0.41
Candida spp.i3 (0.5)3 (0.9)00.27
  1. Abbreviations: ESBL extended-spectrum beta-lactamase
  2. aData presented as number of patients (percentages). bInclude 32 (91.4%) ESBL and 3 (8.6%) AmpC producing strains. cInclude 47 (84%) K. pneumoniae and 9 (16%) K. oxytoca strains. dInclude 9 (75%) ESBL and 3 (25%) AmpC producing strains. eInclude 18 (85.7%) E. cloacae and 3 (14.3%) de E. aerogenes strains. fInclude one P. stuartii strain and one A. baumannii strain. gInclude 11 (68.7%) E. faecalis, 4 (25%) Enterococcus spp. and 1 (6.3%) E. faecium strains. hInclude 6 (83.3%) S. aureus and 1 (16.7%) S. capitis strain. iInclude 2 C. albicans and 1 C. tropicalis strains