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Table 1 Antifungal consumption in terms of DOT/1000 PD (mean ± SD) among different hospital departments between 2008 and 2015

From: Correlation between antifungal consumption and the distribution of Candida species in different hospital departments of a Lebanese medical Centre

Antifungal Class Hospital Department
Critical care Paediatric Hem/Onc OBGYN Surgery IM P-value
Azoles 48.41 ± 14.58 23.29 ± 9.24 214.65 ± 47.67 0.94 ± 1.10 24.31 ± 10.24 46.44 ± 9.50 < 0.0001
Echinocandins 21.13 ± 27.26 1.35 ± 1.55 67.96 ± 19.04 0.42 ± 1.19 7.20 ± 11.25 7.69 ± 5.49 < 0.0001
Amphotericin B 4.32 ± 3.62 4.06 ± 3.36 65.50 ± 18.98 0 2.06 ± 3.62 2.34 ± 1.49 < 0.0001
Total 73.85 ± 22.25 28.70 ± 11.96 348.12 ± 85.41 1.36 ± 0.47 33.56 ± 11.65 56.48 ± 24.06 < 0.0001
  1. KEY: Hem/Onc = Haematology/oncology, IM = Internal medicine, OBGYN = Obstetrics/gynaecology