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Non-response to antibiotic treatment in adolescents for four common infections in UK primary care 1991-2012: A retrospective, longitudinal study

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We studied non-response rates to antibiotics in the under-reported subgroup of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old, using standardised criteria representing antibiotic treatment failure. Routine, primary care data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) were used. Annual, non-response rates by antibiotics and by indication were determined. We identified 824,651 monotherapies in 415,468 adolescents: 368,900 (45%) episodes for upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), 89,558 (1...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3390/antibiotics5030025

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Jenkins-Jones, S More by this author
De Voogd, H More by this author
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Publisher:
MDPI Publisher's website
Journal:
Antibiotics Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Pages:
25
Publication date:
2016-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-27
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ISSN:
2079-6382
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pubs:634689
URN:
uri:e53c27c6-feb7-4716-9734-e236c71cdb6a
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uuid:e53c27c6-feb7-4716-9734-e236c71cdb6a
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pubs:634689

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