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Urine antibiotic activity in patients presenting to hospitals in Laos: implications for worsening antibiotic resistance.

Abstract:

Widespread use of antibiotics may be important in the spread of antimicrobial resistance. We estimated the proportion of Lao in- and outpatients who had taken antibiotics before medical consultation by detecting antibiotic activity in their urine added to lawns of Bacillus stearothermophilus, Escherichia coli, and Streptococcus pyogenes. In the retrospective (N = 2,058) and prospective studies (N = 1,153), 49.7% (95% confidence interval [CI] = 47.4-52.0) and 36.2% (95% CI = 33.4-38.9), respec...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0076

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Khennavong, M More by this author
Vongsouvath, M More by this author
Phetsouvanh, R More by this author
Silisouk, J More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
85
Issue:
2
Pages:
295-302
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:f9c99974-f73c-4864-a3fd-80009d92ce9a
Source identifiers:
167591
Local pid:
pubs:167591

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