Objective. To study the etiological role and antimicrobial susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in one tertiary care hospital with analysis of the influence of antimicrobial stewardship implementation.
Materials and Methods. In 2013 primary microbiological evaluation was performed. In 2014 antimicrobial stewardship program was implemented. The impact of the introduction of microbiological monitoring system and antimicrobial stewardship program was evaluated.
Results. In total, 461 P. aeruginosa strains were isolated during the study period.