Prevalence of hospital antibiotic use in Argentina, 2018

Norma Peralta, Belén Ibarra Camou, Karina Leszczuk, Diego Arcidiácono, Roberto Giordano Lerena, Paula Herrera, Wanda Cornistein, Fernando Riera, Sara Cosgrove, Maria Valeria Fabre

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Abstract

Hospital antibiotic use in Argentina has not been described. We present results of point prevalence surveys on antibiotic use conducted in 109 Argentinian hospitals in November 2018 and submitted to the National Program of Epidemiology and Control of Hospital-Acquired Infections, and we discuss potential areas for improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInfection control and hospital epidemiology
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StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Peralta, N., Camou, B. I., Leszczuk, K., Arcidiácono, D., Lerena, R. G., Herrera, P., Cornistein, W., Riera, F., Cosgrove, S., & Fabre, M. V. (Accepted/In press). Prevalence of hospital antibiotic use in Argentina, 2018. Infection control and hospital epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.243