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Table 3 Use of Antibiotics per 1,000 ICU-days

From: Health-care associated infections rates, length of stay, and bacterial resistance in an intensive care unit of Morocco: Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)

Antimicrobial class No of defined daily doses Pooled mean
Penicillin group 269 23.81
Ampicillin Group 2290 202.71
Antipseudomonal penicillins 79 6.99
Antistaphylococcal penicillins 3 0.27
First-generation cephalosporins 3 0.27
Second-generation cephalosporins 85 7.52
Third-generation cephalosporins 2435 215.54
Carbapenems 355 31.42
Fluoroquinolones 1204 106.58
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole 235 20.80
Vancomycin 197 17.44