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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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Mean permanence period in the hospital was 15 days, with a maximum of 99 days (DP = 16); mean period using antimicrobial drugs ranged between 7 and 9 days.
Eight isolates (38% overall; 2014-15, 33%; 2015-16, 33%; 2016-17, 50%) from refugee children were resistant to [greater than or equal to] 3 classes of antimicrobial drugs, compared with 10 isolates (2% overall; 2014-15, 4%; 2015-16, 1%; 2016-17, 2%) from Germany-born children.
Bacteremia and antimicrobial drug resistance over time, Ghana.
Isolates are shipped monthly to 1 of the regional laboratories for [beta]-lactamase production testing and agar dilution antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing.
The use of antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals can result in antimicrobial drug--resistant infections in humans.
The 2010 international treatment guidelines of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) recommend for acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis a fluoroquinolone and an initial dose of an agent from another antimicrobial drug class (e.g., ceftriaxone or gentamicin) if the fluoroquinolone resistance rate is >10% (9).
gonorrhoeae susceptibility to third-generation cephalosporins, the only class of antimicrobial drugs to which most N.
EIP as an Antimicrobial Drug Resistance Surveillance System
Antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing was conducted by using the MicroScan Walk-Away System (Dade Behring, West Sacramento, CA, USA).
Firenze, Italy) was used for isolate identification and antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing; PCR and sequencing, as previously described, was used to identify bla^C genes (3).
To the best of our knowledge, before this report no foodborne carbapenemase-producing organisms had been identified in Canada and the United States, although the scope of antimicrobial drug resistance surveillance programs is limited to major agricultural products (poultry, beef, and pork) (3,4).
The outcome variable was presence or absence of a claim for an antimicrobial drug prescription linked to the index visit.

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