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Table 7 Cumulative cost per SU and per antibiotic course by drug class (US$)

From: Enumerating the economic cost of antimicrobial resistance per antibiotic consumed to inform the evaluation of interventions affecting their use

  Quinolones Cephalosporin Glycopeptides BSPa NSPa Carbapenem Aminoglycoside Macrolide
Thailand per SU 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.1
per course 19.5 9.7 35.1 10.4 2.8 12.8 12.5 0.3
US per SU 0.62 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.6
per course 17.4 8.7 8.7 9.3 18.6 2.7 3.1 1.7
  1. a BSP Broad spectrum penicillin, NSP Narrow spectrum penicillin