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Table 2 Characteristics of the team in 156 hospitals

From: The Global Alliance for Infections in Surgery: defining a model for antimicrobial stewardship—results from an international cross-sectional survey

Characteristics n (%)
Components
- Epidemiologist 64 (41.0)
- Hospital administrator 73 (46.8)
- Clinical pharmacologist 8 (5.1)
- Hospital pharmacist 95 (60.9)
- Infection control specialist 106 (67.9)
- Infectious disease specialist 125 (80.1)
- Intensivist 76 (48.7)
- Microbiologist 119 (76.3)
- Surgeon 92 (59.0)
- Other 11 (7.1)
- Infectious disease specialist AND hospital pharmacologist/pharmacist 87 (55.8)
Frequency of meetings
- More than once a week 15 (9.6)
- Once a week 26 (16.7)
- Twice a month 13 (8.3)
- Once a month 58 (37.2)
- Less than once a month 27 (17.3)
- Only as necessary 17 (10.9)