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Table 3 Antibiotic prescription in the groups of management based on RADT and empirical treatment

From: Promoting prudent use of antibiotics: the experience from a multifaceted regional campaign in Greece

  Empirical treatment Treatment based on RADT pvalue
Antibiotic prescribed – No (%) 21 (38.9) 97 (44.9) 0.44
Positive RADT – No (%)   63 (29.2)  
Antibiotic prescribed with negative RADT   34 (22.4)  
Antibiotic prescribed    
Penicillin 0 (0) 11 (11.5) 0.0001
Amoxycillin 2 (9.5) 31 (32.3)
Amoxicillin/clavulanate 3 (14.3) 10 (10.4)  
Macrolide 12 (57.1) 34 (35.4)  
Cephalosporin 4 (19) 10 (10.4)