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Table 3 Most common indication for ceftriaxone utilization

From: Evaluation of ceftriaxone use in the medical ward of Halibet National Referral and teaching hospital in 2017 in Asmara, Eritrea: a cross sectional retrospective study

Diseases Responses
N %
Pneumonia 40 18.5
Sepsis 14 6.5
CHF 14 6.5
TB 14 6.5
Anemia 6 2.8
UTI 6 2.8
PUD 5 2.3
Stroke 5 2.3
RVI 4 1.9
Lung cancer 3 1.4
Meningitis 3 1.4
Hepatoma 3 1.4
CML 3 1.4
parapneumonic effusion 3 1.4
Abscess 2 0.9
CLD 2 0.9
Lung fibrosis 2 0.9
CRF 2 0.9
Ascites 2 0.9
  1. Key: CHF Congestive Heart Failure, TB Tuberculosis, UTI Urinary tract infection, PUD Peptic ulcer disease, RVI Retroviral infection, CML Chronic myeloid leukaemia, CLD Chronic liver disease, CRF Chronic renal failure