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Table 6 Most frequently used antimicrobials; 1st National Prevalence Study, Benin, October 2012

From: Prevalence of nosocomial infections and anti-infective therapy in Benin: results of the first nationwide survey in 2012

ANTIBIOTICS %
Beta-lactam 86.9
Ampicillin, cloxacillin, amoxicillin, amoxicillin-acid clavulanic
Cephalosporin 17.4
Ceftriazone, cefotaxime, ceftazidime
Fluoroquinolone 8.5
Ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, peflacin
Imidazole 7.5
Metronidazole, tinidazole
Aminoside and sulfamides 6
Gentamycin, netromycin, trimetroprim-sulfamethazole
Macrolides 1,5
Erythromycin, spiramycin, azithromycin