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Table 3 Correct PAP and most prescribed antibiotics in pre- and post- intervention period

From: Effects of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatrics

  Pre-intervention (n = 184) Post-intervention (n = 153) p-value
Correct PAPa
 Yes 90 (48.9%) 93 (60.1%) 0.03
 No 94 (51.1%) 60 (39.2%) 0.03
Antibiotic
 Cefazolin 145 (78.8%) 146 (60.1%) 0.0001
 Metronidazole 45 (24.5%) 35 (22.9%) 0.99
 Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 35 (19%) 19 (12.4%) 0.36
 Ampicillin/sulbactam 37 (20.1%) 9 (5.4%) 0.0003
 Other 7 (3.5%) 6 (3.6%) 0.7
  1. aPAP is considered correct when administered as recommended by guidelines both in terms of type of antibiotic and duration of administration