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Table 4 Description of mandatory ciprofloxacin prescriptions

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

   Mandatory cipro prescription n (%)
With bacteriological finding 23 (100)
  P. aeruginosa 23
With cystic fibrosis 17
Type of infection  
  Community-acquired 1
  Healthcare associated 13
  Nosocomially-acquired 9
Justified by   
  Only cipro susceptible 12
  Cipro per os 11
Site of infection   
  Pulmonary 19 (82.6)
  Bone 2
  Skin 1
  Cerebral 1
Total   23 (100)