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Fully 41% of antibiotic prescriptions written for patients with ARIs were inappropriate.
The study found no signifiant difference in patients with lower respiratory tract infections.
The list offers a way of focusing limited resources toward diagnosing the most common conditions as well as priority diseases.
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Pollock NR, Banz A, Chen X, et al. Comparison of C. difficile stool toxin concentrations in adults with symptomatic infection and asymptomatic carriage using an ultrasensitive quantitative immunoassay. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 17)
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