Antibiotic Prescribing Among Patients with Severe Infectious Diseases in Two Private Sector Hospitals in Central India – A Time Series Analysis Over 10 years

This study analyzed the antibiotic prescribing practices between 2008 and 2017 in a teaching (TH) and a non-teaching (NTH) hospital.  These hospitals were chosen to be representative of hospitals in low- and middle-income countries.  This study compared the antibiotic prescribing for severe infectious indications for which empiric antibiotic treatment is recommended.

New website highlights the steps the US agriculture community is taking to prepare for 2017 changes in the use of antibiotics

US agriculture organizations have launched an educational website, www.togetherABX.com, which offers information about how the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new policy will change the way antibiotics are used to keep food animals healthy.