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Table 2 Microbiological tests [n (%)] and isolates (>10%) among those with positive cultures

From: Adherence to recommendations by infectious disease consultants and its influence on outcomes of intravenous antibiotic-treated hospitalized patients

  Intervention Non intervention
  Complete Partial Non adherence Total  
N 199 141 231 571 602
Patients with no microbiological tests 42 (21.1) 35 (24.8) 86 (37.2) a 163 (28.5) 212 (35.2)
Patients with serology 17 (8.5) 3 (2.1) 9 (3.9) 29 (5.1) 22 (3.7)
Patients with culture 140 (70.4) 103 (73.1) 136 (58.8) 379 (66.4) 368 (61.1)
Positive cultures 80 (57.1) 65 (63.1) 80 (58.8) 225 (59.3) 177 (48.1)
  E. coli 16 (20.0) 17 (26.2) 16 (20.0) 49 (21.8) 43 (24.3)
  S. pneumoniae 13 (16.3) 6 (9.2) 9 (11.3) 28 (12.4) 21 (11.9)
  P. aeruginosa 11 (13.8) 7 (10.8) 10 (12.5) 28 (12.4) 13 (7.3)
  1. ap<0.001 versus complete adherence.