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Utilization of a clinical microbiology service at a Cambodian paediatric hospital and its impact on appropriate antimicrobial prescribing

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Background: Antimicrobial resistance threatens human health worldwide. Antimicrobial misuse is a major driver of resistance. Promoting appropriate antimicrobial use requires an understanding of how clinical microbiology services are utilized, particularly in resource-limited settings.

Objectives: To assess the appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing and the factors affecting utilization of the established clinical microbiology service (CMS). The CMS comprises the ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/jac/dkx414

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
Li Ka Shing University of Oxford Global Health Programme More from this funder
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Journal Of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal website
Publication date:
2017-11-24
Acceptance date:
2017-10-11
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ISSN:
0305-7453 and 1460-2091
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pubs:797442
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uri:ca7893b3-22c7-428b-94ad-8d3776230591
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uuid:ca7893b3-22c7-428b-94ad-8d3776230591
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pubs:797442

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