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How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
PLOS | Jun 11, 2019
Rising antimicrobial resistance has already rendered some infections untreatable with existing drugs
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Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
University of Illinois at Chicago | May 31, 2019
Dentists are among the top prescribers in the US, accounting for about 10 percent of all antibiotic prescriptions
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Rapid Bacterial Analysis and Testing for Antibiotic Sensitivity Demonstrated
Rapid Bacterial Analysis and Testing for Antibiotic Sensitivity Demonstrated
Penn State | May 7, 2019
Microchannel cell-trapping device rapidly identifies antimicrobial susceptibility directly from clinical samples at the single cell level
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Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America | Apr 24, 2019
A review of the stewardship-related functionality within EHR and 'add on' clinical decision support systems
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How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Apr 17, 2019
Genomic study of a 1980's outbreak may provide targets for better treatment of hospital-acquired infections
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Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Eric Stern, PhD | Apr 1, 2019
Next-generation phenotyping holds promise for antibiotic de-escalation
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Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Technical University of Denmark | Feb 21, 2019
This combination treatment could become an effective measure against antibiotic resistance 
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Even as Hospitals Cut Risky Antibiotic Use In-House, Patients Often Go Home with Them
Even as Hospitals Cut Risky Antibiotic Use In-House, Patients Often Go Home with Them
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan | Feb 14, 2019
Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them
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Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections
Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections
Johns Hopkins Medicine | Jan 17, 2019
Proof of concept study suggests rapid resistance gene sequencing technology could hasten the personalized choice of antibiotics for critically ill patients
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Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Dec 19, 2018
Intense antibiotic use had a weaker association with resistance than extensive use