Table 4.

Antimicrobial resistance among blood culture organisms reported to Dialysis Event Surveillance, National Healthcare Safety Network, 2014

PathogenTotal No. of IsolatesNo. (%) of Isolates Tested and ReportedaNo. (%) Resistant among Tested Isolates
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (among all S. aureus)97888050 (82.2)3183 (39.5)
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. (among all Enterococcus spp.)17541670 (95.2)190 (11.4)
Escherichia coli resistant to third generation cephalosporins (among all E. coli)11931057 (88.6)188 (17.8)
Klebsiella spp. resistant to cephalosporins (among all Klebsiella spp.)11051004 (90.9)147 (14.6)
Enterobacter spp. resistant to carbapenems (among all Enterobacter spp.)35333027 (85.7)144 (4.8)
  • a Data to determine resistance were not available for all isolates.