Accurately tracking antibiotic use is a critical part of any hospital’s antibiotic stewardship program because it provides insight into the hospital’s prescribing practices.
There are some types of infections, such as bacterial, that antibiotics can treat, but many, like the flu, which is typically viral, cannot be treated with antibiotics. Read through our infographic to learn about when antibiotics may be appropriate treatment, and when they aren’t.
by the bioMérieux Connection Editors One hard-to-diagnose pathogen linked to female infertility Public health officials in the UK warned the public of exceptionally high incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including drug resistant infections. On June 5th, Public Health England (PHE) issued a warning about “a considerable growth in new diagnosis of gonorrhea and syphilis in …
By the bioMérieux Connection Editors Ninety years ago, a lab error led to the discovery of a drug that has saved more human lives than any other therapeutic and ushered in the era of modern drug discovery and development. The following year, Sir Alexander Fleming published the details of his inadvertent discovery of the first …
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