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Table 3 Antibacterials for systemic use prescribed for therapeutic treatment, Belgian HALT surveys, 2010-2016

From: Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in Belgian nursing homes: results of three point prevalence surveys between 2010 and 2016

   J01A tetracyclines J01B amphenicols J01C beta-lactam antibacterials, penicillins J01D other beta-lactam antibacterials J01E sulfonamides and trimethoprim J01F macrolides, lincosamides and streptogramins J01G aminoglycoside antibacterials J01M quinolone antibacterials J0X other antibacterials J01 antibacterials for systemic use
Total
   n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
HALT-1 (2010) Respiratory tract infections 3 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 89 (58.6) 6 (4.0) 5 (3.3) 7 (4.6) 0 (0.0) 42 (27.6) 0 (0.0) 152 (46.8)
Urinary tract infections 2 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.9) 6 (5.6) 7 (6.5) 1 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 38 (35.2) 52 (48.2) 108 (33.2)
Skin or wound infections 4 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 23 (52.3) 2 (4.6) 2 (4.6) 4 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 9 (20.5) 0 (0.0) 44 (13.5)
All infection groups 10 (3.1) 0 (0.0) 123 (37.9) 14 (4.3) 14 (4.3) 15 (4.6) 0 (0.0) 96 (29.5) 53 (16.3) 325 (100.0)
HALT-2 (2013) Respiratory tract infections 1 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 65 (56.0) 5 (4.3) 1 (0.9) 17 (14.7) 0 (0.0) 27 (23.3) 0 (0.0) 116 (42.5)
Urinary tract infections 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 9 (9.2) 3 (3.1) 5 (5.1) 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 27 (27.6) 53 (54.1) 98 (35.9)
Skin or wound infections 2 (5.7) 0 (0.0) 20 (57.1) 1 (2.9) 2 (5.7) 3 (8.6) 0 (0.0) 7 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 35 (12.8)
All infection groups 3 (1.1) 0 (0.0) 105 (38.5) 9 (3.3) 9 (3.3) 23 (8.4) 0 (0.0) 68 (24.9) 56 (20.5) 273 (100.0)
HALT-3 (2016) Respiratory tract infections 4 (1.6) 1 (0.4) 137 (55.5) 12 (4.9) 4 (1.6) 34 (13.8) 0 (0.0) 55 (22.3) 0 (0.0) 247 (44.9)
Urinary tract infections 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 26 (12.8) 4 (2.0) 9 (4.4) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 61 (29.9) 103 (50.5) 204 (37.1)
Skin or wound infections 5 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 31 (56.4) 1 (1.8) 3 (5.5) 5 (10.9) 1 (1.8) 6 (10.9) 2 (3.6) 55 (10.0)
All infection groups 13 (2.4) 1 (0.2) 210 (38.2) 20 (3.6) 19 (3.5) 50 (9.1) 1 (0.2) 130 (23.6) 106 (19.3) 550 (100.0)
  1. Antimicrobials presented according to the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification system level 3 subclasses; no J01R combinations were reported