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Table 1 Patients demographics

From: Treatment of wounds colonized by multidrug resistant organisms in immune-compromised patients: a retrospective case series

   Present series Historical series
   (9 patients) (5 patients)
Sex (M/F) N 6/3 3/2
Age (years) Mean ± SD 53 ± 12.2 51.2 ± 8.0
Range (26–66) (42–64)
HIV + N 1 1
Transplanted N 6 5
Organ failure N 2 0
Wound size (cm 2 ) Mean ± SD 51.2 ± 58.9 25 ± 9.8
Range (14–200) (15–40)
Etiological agent Acinetobacter baumannii 3 4
Enterococcus faecium 3 0
Staphylococcus aureus 1 1
Escherichia coli 1 0
  Klebsiella 1 0
  1. Present series: wound direct closure. Historical series: secondary intention healing.
  2. The two groups were not statistically different in terms of sex, age, etiology of immunodeficiency, size of the wounds, bacterial colonizing agents.