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Table 1 Characteristics of 57 hospitalised patients

From: Is the standard dose of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid sufficient?

  Mean (±SD) Median (range)
Age in years 67 (±16) 69 (23–93)
Weight in kg 78 (±20) 75 (43–153)
Number of blood levels 3 (±0.9) 2 (2–5)
Amoxicillin iv days 13 (±9) 10 (3–57)
Admission days 27 (±34) 19 (4–188)
Gender Number (percentage)  
 • Male 40 (70%)  
 • Female 17 (30%)  
Infection Number (percentage)  
 • Abdominal infection 28 (49%)  
 • Wound infection 10 (17.5%)  
 • Pneumonia 6 (11%)  
 • Urinary tract infection 3 (5%)  
 • Other 10 (17.5%)  
Amoxicillin combination Number (percentage)  
 • Monotherapy 44 (78%)  
 • Ciprofloxacin 4 (7%)  
 • Erythromycin 3 (5%)  
 • Gentamicin 3 (5%)  
 • Othera 3 (5%)  
Co-medication Number (percentage)  
 • None 16 (28%)  
 • Cardiovascular 27 (47%)  
 • Diabetic mellitus 15 (26%)  
 • Immunosuppressive 3 (5%)  
 • Otherb 8 (14%)  
  1. aOther: rifampicin, cefuroxim and metronidazol.
  2. bOther: haloperidol, levothyroxine, painkillers, anticoagulant.