Table 2

 Initial empiric antibiotic therapy

Initial empiric therapyNumber of patients (%)
Penicillin derivative11 (3)
Cephalosporin only76 (21)
Macrolide only16 (4)
Quinolone only21 (6)
Cephalosporin+doxycyline1 (0.3)
Cephalosporin+quinolone1 (0.3)
Cephalosporin+macrolide170 (48)
Macrolide+doxycyline1 (0.3)
Macrolide+quinolone2 (0.6)
Penicillin derivative+other9 (2)
Quinolone+other5 (1)
Cephalosporin+macrolide+other16 (4)
Cephalosporin+vancomycin+other12 (3)
Macrolide+quinolone+other1 (0.3)
Other13 (4)
Total355 (100)