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Table 3 The most frequent antimicrobials used (in order) for patients with and without antimicrobial “allergy labels” (AA vs. NAA)

From: The prevalence and impact of antimicrobial allergies and adverse drug reactions at an Australian tertiary centre

AA group
(n = 278)
1 Ciprofloxacin 15 (5 %)
2 Cephazolin 13 (5 %)
3 Ceftazadime 12 (4 %)
4 Ceftriaxone 11 (4 %)
5 Meropenem 10 (4 %)
NAA group
(n = 792)
1 Cephazolin 69 (9 %)
2 Ceftriaxone 59 (7 %)
3 Piperacillin-tazobactam 47 (6 %)
4 Ciprofloxacin 40 (5 %)
5 Amoxicillin – clavulanate 33 (4 %)