Table 2.

Comparison of C-reactive protein value against a 48 hour antibiotic review at sites 1 and 2 pre- and post-intervention

CategorySite 1 pre-intervention 48-hour review, n/total nSite 1 post-intervention 48-hour review, n/total nImprovement, %Site 2 pre-intervention 48-hour review, n/total nSite 2 post-intervention 48-hour review, n/total nImprovement, %
CRP >100 mg/L14/2010/121323/334/510
CRP 21–100 mg/L9/239/123614/299/1227
CRP ≤20 mg/L4/92/2569/171/2–3
No CRP test0/10/0n/a1/71/186
Total27/5321/263047/8615/2020
  • CRP = C-reactive protein.