Table 1

Average duration and total number of treatment episodes in OPAT for six categories of infection

ConditionAverage duration (days)Total noSource
SSTI6.47371NORS 2015–19 (UK)3
Complex UTI7.01896
Bone-Joint27.85355
Diabetic foot28.31797
Bronchiectasis11.04096
Intra-abdominal22.21117
  • NORS, national outcomes registry system; OPAT, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy; SSTI, skin and soft-tissue infections; UTI, urinary tract infections.