Antibiotic resistance rates and physician antibiotic prescription patterns of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in southern Chinese primary care.

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Wong, Carmen Ka Man; Kung, Kenny; Au-Doung, Philip Lung Wai; Ip, Margaret; Lee, Nelson; Fung, Alice; Wong, Samuel Yeung Shan;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 12, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177266, pmc: PMC5423680
  • Subject: Microbial Control | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Anatomy | Urine | Professions | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical locations | Antimicrobials | Population Groupings | Physicians | Pathogens | Antimicrobial Resistance | Antibiotic Resistance | People and places | Pharmacology | Health Care Providers | Health Care | Medical Doctors | Biology and Life Sciences | Drugs | Asia | Microbiology | Physiology | Hong Kong | Medicine | Body Fluids | Bacterial Pathogens | Medical Microbiology | Q | R | Urology | Urinary Tract Infections | Science | Primary Care | Medicine and Health Sciences | Antibiotics

Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI) are common in primary care. Whilst primary care physicians are called to be antimicrobial stewards, there is limited primary care antibiotic resistance surveillance and physician antibiotic prescription data available in sout... View more
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