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Community-level antibiotic access and use (ABACUS) in low- and middle-income countries: Finding targets for social interventions to improve appropriate antimicrobial use - an observational multi-centre study

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In many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), a poor link between antibiotic policies and practices exists. Numerous contextual factors may influence the degree of antibiotic access, appropriateness of antibiotic provision, and actual use in communities. Therefore, improving appropriateness of antibiotic use in different communities in LMICs probably requires interventions tailored to the setting of interest, accounting for cultural context. Here we present the ABACUS study (AntiBiotic AC...

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Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.11985.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
58
Publication date:
2017-07-28
Acceptance date:
2017-07-28
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2398-502X
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pubs:846214
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uri:bbdfadf3-8629-4f6d-a309-404d9084fb9f
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uuid:bbdfadf3-8629-4f6d-a309-404d9084fb9f
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pubs:846214

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