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The Drug Resistance Index shows disparities in the effectiveness of antibiotics in high- and low-income countries.
Fluconazole during early pregnancy was linked to a more than double risk of miscarriage.
Late-career docs were 50% more likely to prescribe long courses than younger docs.
Healthcare-related CDI fell from 5.9 to 4.3 per 10,000 patient-days, a 27% reduction.
The report calls on PHAC to speed up development of a plan to address antimicrobial resistance.
The partnership will fund innovative solutions to reduce antimicrobial use.
Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.
Rates of prevention of recurrent C diff were similar, with fewer side effects.
The report shows a first-time drop in medically important antibiotic use in animals.
The gene was found in 15 Salmonella isolates from broiler chickens in British Columbia.
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