Antibiotic prescribing amongst South African general practitioners in private practice: an analysis of a health insurance database 

  02 October 2022

The objective was to investigate the appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing among GPs in the private primary healthcare sector in South Africa. The study revealed that antibiotics were frequently prescribed inappropriately by GPs in the private primary healthcare sector. There is thus a need to develop stewardship interventions in the sector.

Author(s): Mobolaji Eniola Alabi, Sabiha Yusuf Essack
Effective Surveillance  


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Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition


JSS University

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