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Antibiotic prophylaxis in women giving birth with the aid of forceps or vacuum extraction cut infections by nearly half.
The girl was beset with a multidrug-resistant non-TB Mycobacterium infection, and doctors had run out of tools.
Antibiotics were offered for 91% of UTI patients, but only 36% had clinical or lab evidence of one.
Prescribing frequency ranges from 19% in Switzerland to 64% in Turkey.
More than 80% of courses for upper respiratory tract infections, cough, and bronchitis exceeded national guidelines.
Partial oral antibiotic therapy may be appropriate for certain patients who have orthopedic infections and endocarditis.
The plan calls for a 10% reduction in antibiotic-resistant infections in people by 2025.
Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.
The new law would generally limit use of antibiotics to prevent disease in individual animals.
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