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Table 1 A summary of antibiotic prescriptions, MDR and CDI positive cases issued for the studied patients in periods of 2017–2018 and 2018–2019

From: Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program in the antimicrobial-resistant and prevalence of clostridioides difficile infection and amount of antimicrobial consumed in cancer patients

Characteristics Period 2017–2018 2018–2019 (without ASP) (with ASP) P value
Antibiotics (g)
 MPMa 22464 17262 0.043
 VMN 15180 14400 0.07
 MDRa (in blood cultures) 145 75 0.011
CDI positive cases inwards (n  %)
 Bone marrow transplanta,b 5/43 (11.6) 1/37 (2.7) 0.004
 Oncology 4/47 (8.5) 4/51 (7.8) 0.09
  1. aValues in the same row followed by different letters (a, b) are significantly
  2. bBone marrow transplantation