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Table 2 Bacteriological findings and indication of ciprofloxacin in 98 children

From: Current ciprofloxacin usage in children hospitalized in a referral hospital in Paris

  Patients without CF (n = 77) Patients with CF (n = 21)
Bacteriological finding n (%) 40 (51.9) 21 (100)
Presence of P. aeruginosa n (%) 13 (16.9) 20 (95.2)
Mixed bacterial infection n (%) 3 (3.9) 1 (4.8)
Antibiotic combination n (%) 65 (84.4) 21 (100)
Indication for ciprofloxacin   
Active infection n (%) 76 (98.7) 21 (100)
Bronchopulmonary n (%) 25 (32.4) 21 (100)
Urinary tract n (%) 8 (10.4) 0
Intra-abdominal infection n (%) 7 (9.1) 0
Bloodstream infection/catheter infection n (%) 2 (2.6)/4 (5.2) 0
Operative site infection n (%) 5 (6.5) 0
Bone or joint n (%) 4 (5.2) 0
Cerebral n (%) 4 (5.2) 0
Mediastinitis$ n (%) 3 (3.9) 0
Endocarditis n (%) 2 (2.6) 0
Miscellaneous§ n (%) 12 (15.6) 0
Prophylaxis n (%) 1 (1.3) 0
  1. Miscellaneous§:2 BCGitis, 1 Ocular infection, 1 cutaneous infection and 8 fever in immunocompromised children among whom 4 with current neutropenia.
  2. $: Mediastinal infection means mediastinitis after cardiac or thoracic surgery.