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Table 2 Antibiotic usage prior to C. difficile infection according to different ribotypes and study intervals

From: Clostridioides difficile ribotype distribution in a large teaching hospital in Serbia

Previously used antibioticsRibotype 027
N = 53
Other ribotypes
N = 11
p2014/2015 
N = 45
2017/2018 
N = 19
p
Fluoroquinolones n (%)33 (62.3%)2 (18.2%)0.01029 (64.5%)6 (31.6%)0.027
Cephalosporins n (%)18 (33.9%)5 (45.4%)0.50415 (33.3%)8 (42.1%)0.573
Carbapenems n (%)2 (3.8%)4 (36.4%)0.0061 (2.2%)5 (26.3%)0.007