UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Antimicrobial Susceptibility: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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The table below details the percent susceptibility of inpatient isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to single agents and to the combination of antimicrobials indicated (number to the right of the arrow).  Excludes cystic fibrosis isolates.  Data are from 2014-2016.

 MER=meropenem; TOB=tobramycin; PIPTAZ=piperacillin/tazobactam; CFPM=cefepime; CIP=ciprofloxacin

 Population

Number of Isolates

PIPTAZ -->

PIPTAZ + CIP

PIPTAZ -->

PIPTAZ + TOB

CFPM -->

CFPM + CIP

CFPM -->

CFPM + TOB

MER  -->

MER + CIP

MER -->

MER + TOB

All isolates

103

88%--> 100%

88% --> 97%

91% --> 100%

91% --> 95%

89% --> 100%

89% --> 93%

ICU*

40

83% --> 100%

83% --> 93%

88% --> 100%

88% --> 90%

83% --> 100%

83% --> 93%

non-ICU

63

92% --> 100%

92% --> 100%

94% --> 100%

94% --> 98%

94% --> 100%

94% --> 100%

* ICU = combined ICN, PICU and CICU - only 5 isolates from ICN