Tracking global trends in the effectiveness of antibiotic therapy using the Drug Resistance Index

  17 April 2019

The Drug Resistance Indicator is a useful indicator of the problem of resistance. By combining data on antibiotic use with resistance, it captures a snapshot of how the antibiotics a country typically uses match their resistance profiles. This single measure of the effectiveness of antibiotic therapy provides a means of benchmarking against other countries and can, over time, indicate changes in drug effectiveness that can be easily communicated.

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Emerging Antimicrobials and Diagnostics in AMR 2019

International Matchmaking Symposium on 19-20 November, 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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