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Table 1 The time line of antimicrobial agents prescription

From: Molecular epidemiological study of clinical Acinetobacter baumannii isolates: phenotype switching of antibiotic resistance

Event Date Patient number one, Pair 1 Date Patient number two, Pair 2 Date Patient number three, Pair 3
Admission day July 29 Admission day July 2 Admission day June 3 Admission day
Antimicrobial agent July 29 and Aug 4 Cefuroxime July 2 and July 19 Ampicillin-sulbactam June 3 and June 10 Ampicillin-sulbactam
Isolation day Aug 2 Isolates 10-10 from sputum July 19 Isolates 29-43 from sputum June 7 Isolates 14-91 from sputum
Antimicrobial agent Aug 4 and Aug 7 Ceftazidime July 19 and July 26 Piperacillin-tazobactam June 10 and June 17 Cefotaxime
Antimicrobial agent Aug 7 and Aug 10 Piperacillin-tazobactam July 26 and Aug 1 Levofloxacin June 17 and June 24 Piperacillin-tazobactam
Antimicrobial agent Since Aug 10 Imipenem-cilastatin Since Aug 1 Imipenem-cilastatin Since June 24 Meropenem
Isolation day Aug 16 Isolates 10-10 from abscess Aug 18 Isolates 29-4 from tip of central catheter July 7 Isolates 14-81 from sputum