Silver Book Fact

>20% of drug-resistant pneumonia in nursing homes

Fact image

More than 20% of drug-resistant cases of pneumonia in 2010 occurred in nursing home residents.

Braykov, Nikolay P., Michael R. Eber, Eili Y. Klein, Daniel J. Morgan, and Ramanan Laxminarayan. Trends in Resistance to Carbapenems and Third-Generation Cephalasporins Among Clinical Isolates of Klebsiella Pneumoniae in the United States, 1999-2010. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013; 34(3): 259-68. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/div-classtitletrends-in-resistance-to-carbapenems-and-third-generation-cephalosporins-among-clinical-isolates-of-span-classitalicklebsiella-pneumoniaespan-in-the-united-states-19992010div/92079FCA7AE739268B12B1EA67759598

Reference

Title
Trends in Resistance to Carbapenems and Third-Generation Cephalasporins Among Clinical Isolates of Klebsiella Pneumoniae in the United States, 1999-2010
Publication
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Braykov, Nikolay P., Michael R. Eber, Eili Y. Klein, Daniel J. Morgan, and Ramanan Laxminarayan
Volume & Issue
Volume 34, Issue 3
Pages
259-68
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

Related Facts

  • Close to 1/2 of HAIs in patients 65+
    Around 45% of all hospital-acquired HAIs in 2007 were in patients age 65 and older.  
  • ~70% of hospital HAIs resistant to ≥ antimicrobial
    Approximately 70% of hospital-acquired HAIs are resistant to at least one antimicrobial drug.  
  • Majority of C. diff deaths in ages 65+
    More than 90% of deaths from C. difficile infectious occur in people ages 65 and older.  
  • MRSA infections increase in older patients
    In 2008, 75% of healthcare-associated invasive MRSA infections occurred in patients older than 50, with 46% in patients older than 65%.  
  • HAIs cost patients additional $43,000 per hospital stay
    Patients with HAIs cost, on average, $43,000 more per hospital stay than those without an infection ($52,096 vs. $9,377).