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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

CharacteristicsPeriod 2017–2018 2018–2019 (without ASP) (with ASP)P value
Antibiotics (g)
 MPMa22464172620.043
 VMN15180144000.07
 MDRa (in blood cultures)145750.011
CDI positive cases inwards (n  %)
 Bone marrow transplanta,b5/43 (11.6)1/37 (2.7)0.004
 Oncology4/47 (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