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Table 1 Number of specimens in Annual Open Report 2015 by hospital bed counts

From: Japan nosocomial infections surveillance (JANIS): a model of sustainable national antimicrobial resistance surveillance based on hospital diagnostic microbiology laboratories

Specimen source Hospitals ≥200 beds (N = 1177) Hospitals < 200 beds (N = 258)
Number of specimens (%) Proportion of culture-positive specimens Number of specimens (%) Proportion of culture-positive specimens
Respiratory 1,992,754 (28.4) 62.2% 99,273 (36.6) 70.9%
Urine 859,628 (12.3) 52.3% 42,697 (15.8) 67.6%
Feces 529,360 (7.5) 48.4% 18,950 (7.0) 49.3%
Blood 2,240,064 (31.9) 12.8% 71,851 (26.5) 15.8%
Cerebrospinal fluid 82,111 (1.2) 4.7% 1493 (0.6) 5.8%
Others 1,311,329 (18.7) 46.3% 36,617 (13.5) 48.7%
Total 7,015,246 (100.0) 40.5% 270,881 (100.0) 50.9%