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Infections, resistance patterns and antibiotic use in patients at a regional cancer centre

Internal Medicine JournalDe Silva N, et al. | October 12, 2017

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Here, researchers report patient attributes, infection types, patterns of antibiotic resistance and outcomes in all patients with cancer requiring inpatient management for suspected infection at a regional Australian cancer center. At an Australian regional cancer center, this is the first study of this type in patients with cancer. The study featured key areas for improvement in antibiotic prescription and control of antibiotic resistance at their institution.

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