From April 1, 2014, to March 31, 2015, 67 healthcare facilities (participation rate: 75.2%) took part in the surveillance of carbapenemase-producing Gram negative bacilli (CPGNB) infections, for a total of 3,225,934 patient-days (Table 1).
In total, 9 CPGNB infections were reported among patients who acquired their strain during a current or previous hospital stay in the reporting facility (categories 1a + 1b). The incidence rate of healthcare-associated CPGNB infection (cat. 1a + 1b) was 0.028 / 10,000 patient days. The acquisition rate of healthcare-associated CPGNB colonization (cat. 1a + 1b) was 0.16 / 10,000 patient days. Data was extracted on May 20th, 2015 and updated on June 1, 2015 for complications.