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Table 1 The occurance rate of different diseases in in-patient children’s wards in 20142016

From: Antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP): an effective implementing technique for the therapy efficiency of meropenem and vancomycin antibiotics in Iranian pediatric patients

Disease typea Considered time period
2014–2015 (non-ASP) 2015–2016 (with ASP)
Frequency (n) Percent (%) Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) 3 4.41
Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) 1 1.49 3 4.41
Left Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) 1 1.49
Bronchiolitis 2 2.98
Cerebral palsy (CP) 2 2.98 3 4.41
Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) tumor 2 2.98
Meningitis 2 2.98 7 10.29
Obstruction 2 2.98 2 2.94
Rheumatic fever (RF) 2 2.98
Tracheoesophageal (TE) fistula 2 2.98
Urosepsis 2 2.98 1 1.47
Posterior urethral valves (PUV) 3 4.47
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 4 5.97 3 4.41
Esophageal atresia (EA) 4 5.97 1 1.47
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) 5 7.46
Pneumonia 7 10.44 9 13.23
Sepsis 14 20.89 16 23.53
Others 12 17.91 20 29.41
  1. aThe total number of children’s diseases in time periods of 2014–2015 and 2015–2016 was 67 and 68, respectively