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Volume 8, Number 2—February 2002

Research

Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Bacterial Isolates from Blood in San Francisco County, California, 1996-1999

Susan S. Huang*†Comments to Author , Brian J. Labus†‡, Michael C. Samuel†‡, Dairian T. Wan†, and Arthur L. Reingold†‡
Author affiliations: *University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; †California Department of Health Services, San Francisco, California, USA; ‡University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA;

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Table 1

Hospital size and census, San Francisco County, 1996 to 1999

Hospital # beds # ICUa beds Yearly admissions Average length of stay (days) Blood culture sets/year % + blood cultures
1 482 47 20,340 6.6 16,325 11
2 371 32 14,305 3.8 9,108 9
3 304 30 18,843 7.5 12,929 13
4,5b 302 31 10,893 5.8 10,800 6
6 284 12 5,939 8.3 3,580 12
7 253 15 7,982 7.3 4,865 9
8 240 15 9,887 7.6 5,475 6
9 221 18 6,139 6.6 2,582 11
10 209 19 6,655 6.7 4,974 14
11 209 8 3,293 9.3 2,515 10
12 59 7 2,260 5.4 1,464 13
13c 1,280 0 1,211 351.2 N/A

aICU beds includes medical, surgical, cardiac, and neurologic adult critical care.

bAdministration, microbiology laboratories merged. Average number per hospital given.

cSkilled nursing facility.

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