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Table 3 Before and after antimicrobial stewardship program implementation

From: Evaluation of asymptomatic bacteruria management before and after antimicrobial stewardship program implementation: retrospective study

  Before ASPs (N = 53) After ASPs (N = 51) P Value
Number of antimicrobial agents per patient 1.3 (73/53) 1.5 (78/51) NA
MDR, n (%) 27/61 (44%) 18/55 (32.7%) 0.20
Antimicrobial agents, n (%)
 Carbapenem 27/73 (40%) 17/78 (21.8%) 0.04
 Cephalosporin 25/61 (37%) 37/78 (47.4%) 0.09
 Quinolones 15/61 (20.5%) 14/78 (18%) 0.68
  1. ASPs Antimicrobial Stewardship
  2. MDR Multi-drug Resistance