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1 June 2024

The Frequency of Multidrug-Resistant Infections Among Children in the United States

21 May 2024

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Neonates: A Meta-Analysis

1 May 2024

A National Quality Improvement Collaborative to Improve Antibiotic Use in Pediatric Infections

25 April 2024

Tackling the threat of antimicrobial resistance in neonates and children: outcomes from the first WHO-convened Paediatric Drug Optimisation exercise for antibiotics

22 April 2024

Factors associated with the use of antibiotics for children presenting with illnesses with fever and cough obtained from prescription and non-prescription sources: a cross-sectional study of data for 37 sub-Saharan African countries

18 April 2024

Inappropriate prescribing contributes to high antibiotic exposure in young children in Australia

17 April 2024

Antimicrobial resistance prediction by clinical metagenomics in pediatric severe pneumonia patients

28 March 2024

Impact of the ´Alforja Educativa’ on Ecuadorian schoolchildren’s knowledge of bacteria, antibiotics, and antibiotic resistance, a pretest-posttest study

25 February 2024

Pattern of Antibiotic Use Among Children With Acute Respiratory Infections in Saudi Arabia: Clinical Assessment

13 February 2024

AMR Insights in 2023 in a bird’s eye view

29 January 2024

Factors contributing to antibioticmisuse among parentsof school‑going children in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

26 January 2024

Cross-border differences in the prevalence and risk factors for carriage of antimicrobial resistance in children attending daycare centers: a point prevalence study in the Netherlands and Belgium

14 December 2023

AMR Insights in 2023 as a bird’s eye view

2 December 2023

Antibiotic slashes risk of drug-resistant TB in kids, major SA study finds

5 November 2023

Antibiotics for childhood meningitis and sepsis are increasingly ineffective

1 November 2023

Coverage gaps in empiric antibiotic regimens used to treat serious bacterial infections in neonates and children in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

23 October 2023

A trial-based cost-effectiveness analysis of antibiotic prescription strategies for non-complicated respiratory tract infections in children

6 October 2023

Quadripartite launches the Working Group on Youth Engagement for Antimicrobial Resistance

20 September 2023

The Urgent Threat of Drug-Resistant Infections

13 September 2023

Reducing ophthalmic antibiotic use for non-severe conjunctivitis in children 

6 September 2023

Report examines overuse and misuse of antibiotics given to children

28 August 2023

Multidrug resistance pattern and molecular epidemiology of pathogens among children with diarrhea in Bangladesh, 2019–2021

1 July 2023

Antibiotic prescription from qualified sources for children with fever/cough: cross-sectional study from 59 low- and middle-income countries

29 June 2023

Impact of antibiotics on gut microbiome composition and resistome in the first years of life in low- to middle-income countries: A systematic review

24 June 2023

The omission of children from the UK’s antimicrobial strategy must be tackled

22 June 2023

Prevalence and clonal diversity of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae causing neonatal infections: A systematic review of 128 articles across 30 countries

11 June 2023

Improving Use of Antibiotics for Pediatric Pneumonia in Community Hospital Emergency Departments

11 June 2023

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing and its determinants among outpatient children in 3 low- and middle-income countries: A multicentric community-based cohort study

11 June 2023

Acquisition and carriage of genetically diverse multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacilli in hospitalised newborns in The Gambia

11 June 2023

Benchmarking of Outpatient Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing: Results of a Multicenter Collaborative

28 April 2023

Multi-faceted intervention to improve management of antibiotics for children presenting to primary care with acute cough and respiratory tract infection (CHICO): efficient cluster randomised controlled trial

19 April 2023

Paediatric drug optimization for antibiotics

13 April 2023

Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing varies by clinical services at United States children’s hospitals

28 March 2023

WHO releases priorities for research and development of age-appropriate antibiotics

10 March 2023

Development of the oral resistome during the first decade of life

7 March 2023

Community-onset bacterial coinfection in children critically ill with SARS-CoV-2 infection

25 February 2023

Molecular surveillance reveals widespread colonisation by carbapenemase and extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing organisms in neonatal units in Kenya and Nigeria

6 February 2023

High antibiotic exposure among children in low- and middle-income countries

30 January 2023

Using a pharmacist-led educational tool to teach elementary and middle-school students in Lebanon about microbes, antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance: A pilot study

13 January 2023

The impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes in paediatric emergency department and primary care: a systematic review

28 November 2022

Vaccination coverage in Italian children and antimicrobial resistance: an ecological analysis

5 November 2022

Over prescription of antibiotics in children with acute upper respiratory tract infections: A study on the knowledge, attitude and practices of non-specialized physicians in Egypt

29 October 2022

Antibiotic prescribing patterns at children’s outpatient departments of primary care institutions in Southwest China

22 October 2022

Correlation Between Postoperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Use and Surgical Site Infection in Children Undergoing Nonemergent Surgery

22 October 2022

Evaluation of a 5-day High-Dose Course of Amoxicillin for the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children of 6 months to 10 years of Age

18 October 2022

One Health Joint Plan of Action launched to address health threats to humans, animals, plants and environment

6 October 2022

Impact of respiratory infection and chronic comorbidities on early pediatric antibiotic dispensing in the United States

9 September 2022

Optimizing Antibiotic Treatment of Skin Infections in Pediatric Emergency and Urgent Care Centers

3 September 2022

Antibiotic indications and appropriateness in the pediatric intensive care unit: a ten-center point prevalence study

1 September 2022

Frequency of bystander exposure to antibiotics for enteropathogenic bacteria among young children in low-resource settings



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