In the case of dispensing antimicrobial drugs
on the hour, the patients' records in which there was no drug dispensing at the right timetable showed that 31 (31%) belonged to patients with no complications and 24 (28%) belonged to those with complications.
Children aged 3-35 months received 3.2 antimicrobial drugs
per person-year in Pilgrim Health and 2.1 per person-year in Puget Sound.
We determined serotype by using Neufeld's Quellung reaction and antimicrobial drug
resistance by MIC testing, as previously described (10).
The collection of data from multiple sources, including enhanced sales data from antimicrobial animal drug sponsors, is important for providing a comprehensive and science-based picture of antimicrobial drug
use and resistance in animal agriculture.
Bacteriologic investigation of clinical specimens is an essential tool for active surveillance of antimicrobial drug
The balance between effective and sustainable incentives for investment, and the need to conserve antimicrobial drugs
so they remain effective for as long as possible.
Using an ecologic approach, we did not find an association between population-level outpatient prescribing rates of clinically relevant antimicrobial drugs
Preventing further dissemination of MDR organisms among war-injured refugees from Syria at hosting healthcare facilities requires an effective surveillance system, investment in infection prevention and control, appropriate antimicrobial drug
stewardship, and urgent laboratory capacity building inside Syria and in the refugee-host countries.
are used to raise all types of food-producing animals, but detailed drug use data are still lacking, making efforts to change drug use practices particularly challenging.
coli infection, prior use of antimicrobial drugs
and fluoroquinolone, hospital admission, and prior UTI resulting from a fluoroquinolone- or ceftriaxone-resistant organism (Table 4).
gonorrhoeae susceptibility to third-generation cephalosporins, the only class of antimicrobial drugs
to which most N.
All of these data have helped inform ongoing approaches taken by the Department of Health and Human Services to eliminate the use of antimicrobial drugs
for growth promotion in food animals and to bring all therapeutic uses under veterinary oversight (24).