What is Antibiogram?
The hospital antibiogram is a periodic summary of antimicrobial susceptibilities of local bacterial isolates.
local epidemiological data from a hospital antibiogram is important to know the pattern and frequency of antimicrobial susceptibility. Thus, initiating the proper empiric therapy or apply an appropriate antimicrobial stewardship program.
Remember, each time we use an antibiotic, we are exposing our weapons to bacteria!
You can add more pathogens (either gram positive or gram negative) in rows and more antibiotics in the columns of the antibiogram sheet.