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Table 2 Daily antibiotic cost according to the pathogens.

From: Daily antibiotic cost of nosocomial infections in a Turkish university hospital

Pathogens No. Overall daily cost (US$) Range of daily cost per pathogen (US$) Median (US$)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 60 5567,06 17,98–204,74 100,04
Acinetobacter spp 36 4951,06 17,98–359,28 92,47
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 4 310,99 31,31–100,04 89,82
Klebsiella spp 37 3104,22 10,02–179,64 79,6
Enterobacter spp 10 961,79 60,42–139,08 77,28
Escherichia coli 23 1652,57 10,02–179,64 60,41
Proteus spp 3 49,04 13,24–49,04 49,04
Staphylococcus aureus
Methicillin-susceptible (MS) 6 476,22 10,02–142,2 74,52
Methicillin-resistance (MR) 15 1188,1 35,88–142,2 71,1
CoNS*
MS-CoNS 1 49,64 16,34–49,64 49,64
MR-CoNS 3 148,92 17,52–49,64 49,64
Enterococcus spp 16 1141,25 32,29–142,2 49,64
Candida spp 21 235,52 8,56–38,64 8,56
No pathogen identified 27 3166,75 10,02–359,28 114,6
  1. * Coagulase negative Staphylococcus