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Table 2 Defined daily dosing profile of antibiotics prescribed to influenza-positive patients during the 2017 and 2018 seasons

From: The impact of point-of-care testing for influenza A and B on patient flow and management in a medical assessment unit of a general hospital

Antibiotic20172018
Amoxicillin3.00.0
Azithromycin8.32.3
Cefixime4.50.0
Cefotaxime14.510.8
Ceftriaxone5.03.5
Clarithromycin67.063.0*
Co-amoxiclav43.941.7
Co-trimoxazole12.50.0*
Gentamicin11.70.0*
Levofloxacin0.04.0*
Metronidazole5.01.0
Moxifloxacin5.00.0
Piperacillin/Tazobactam11.36.4
Total191.6132.7
  1. *p < 0.05, Chi Sq = 39.687, Chi Sq Critical value = 21.026, n = 22