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Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007

Dispatch

Antimicrobial Drug Resistance in Singapore Hospitals

Li-Yang Hsu*1Comments to Author , Thean-Yen Tan†1, Roland Jureen‡, Tse-Hsien Koh§, Prabha Krishnan¶, Raymond Tzer-Pin Lin*, Nancy Wen-Sin Tee#, and Paul Ananth Tambyah*
Author affiliations: *National University of Singapore, Singapore; †Changi General Hospital, Singapore; ‡Alexandra Hospital, Singapore; §Singapore General Hospital, Singapore; ¶Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore; #KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore;

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Incidence density of various antimicrobial drug–resistant bacteria isolated in public sector hospitals, Singapore, 2006. White bars, incidence density, all isolates (per 1,000 inpatient-days); gray bars, incidence density, blood isolates (per 1,000 inpatient-days); black bars, incidence density, intensive-care unit (ICU) isolates (per 1,000 ICU inpatient-days). S. aureus, Staphylococcus aureus; E. coli, Escherichia coli; P. aeruginosa, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Figure. Incidence density of various antimicrobial drug–resistant bacteria isolated in public sector hospitals, Singapore, 2006. White bars, incidence density, all isolates (per 1,000 inpatient-days); gray bars, incidence density, blood isolates (per 1,000 inpatient-days); black bars, incidence density, intensive-care unit (ICU) isolates (per 1,000 ICU inpatient-days). S. aureus, Staphylococcus aureus; E. coli, Escherichia coli; P. aeruginosa, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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