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Table 1 Average quarterly number of antibiotic prescriptions in a tertiary hospital from 2012 to 2016

From: Temporal association between antibiotic use and resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary care hospital

Antibiotics Annual mean number of antibiotics prescriptions
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
β-lactam/β-lactamase inhibitors 68,907
(53,899–80,221)
72,725
(63,235–84,128)
71,561
(68,880–76,537)
63,638
(27,371–80,928)
68,512
(64,378–71,719)
Third-generation cephalosporins 63,304
(60,238–70,514)
64,784
(60,468–67,074)
51,578
(44,996–54,267)
39,007
(22,789–46,250)
45,999
(44,346–47,384)
Fluoroquinolones 29,300
(26,233–33,663)
31,621
(28,920–35,297)
27,582
(21,069–35,286)
25,900
(12,324–32,129)
28,195
(19,737–35,368)
  1. Data indicate mean number of prescriptions (Min–Max)