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Table 2 Characteristics and distribution of the infections

From: Impact of daily versus weekly service of infectious diseases consultation on hospital antimicrobial consumption: a retrospective study

  Total patients n = 1111 Weekly period n = 273 Daily period n = 838 p value
HAIs 575 (51.8%) 118 (43.2%) 457 (54.5%) .001
CAIs 536 (48.2%) 155 (56.8%) 381 (45.5%)  
Site of Infection:
 UTIs 126 (11.3%) 10 (3.8%) 116 (14.4%) < 0.001
 Cardiovascular 32 (2.9%) 11 (4.1%) 21 (2.6%) .19
 Bone and joint 66 (5.9%) 20 (7.6%) 46 (5.7%) .26
 ABSSSIs 74 (6.7%) 17 (6.4%) 57 (7.1%) .74
 Intra abdominal 138 (12.4%) 35 (13%) 103 (12.9%) .81
 Pneumonia 220 (19.8%) 46 (17.5%) 174 (21%) .15
 CNS 29 (2.6%) 13 (4.9%) 16 (2.0%) .01
 Sepsis 193 (17.3%) 40 (15.2%) 153 (19.1%) .17
 Other 182 (16.4%) 70 (26%) 112 (14%) < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as n (%); HAIs Healthcare-associated infections, CAIs Community-acquired infections, UTIs Urinary tract infections, ABSSSIs Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections, CNS Central Nervous System