Table 5

Results of carbapenem monotherapy in 50 CPE-infected patients from 15 studiesa

MIC of carbapenem (μg/ml)No. of patientsNo. of successesNo. of failures% Failure
≤11712529.4
2129325.0
475228.6
864233.3
    Subtotal42301228.6b
>882675.0b
Total50321836
  • a See references 25, 64, 67, 81, 113, 143, 153, 159, 162, 240, 252, 257, 258, 269, and 275.

  • b P = 0.02, odds ratio = 7.5, and 95% confidence interval = 1.32 to 42.52.