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Table 2 Anti-infective therapies administered on an empirical basis to the 391 patients with community-acquired pneumonia

From: Are third-generation cephalosporins unavoidable for empirical therapy of community-acquired pneumonia in adult patients who require ICU admission? A retrospective study

Empirical antibiotic therapies N (%)
Macrolides 277 (71)
Third-generation cephalosporin 215 (55)
Amoxicillin/clavulanate 75 (19)
Piperacillin/tazobactam 64 (16)
Metronidazole 34 (12)
Oseltamivir 23 (6)
Cotrimoxazole 18 (5)
Fluoroquinolone 15 (4)
Aminoglycoside 9 (2)
Imipenem 9 (2)
Amoxicillin 7 (2)
Vancomycin 6 (2)
Ceftazidime 3 (1)