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

  06 October 2022

In the United States, children under age 5 receive high volumes of antibiotics, which may contribute to antibiotic resistance. It has been unclear what role preventable illnesses and chronic comorbidities play in prompting antibiotic prescriptions.

Privately insured children in the US receive high volumes of antibiotics early in their lives, largely related to respiratory infections. Antibiotic dispensing is unequally distributed among children, with substantially more antibiotics dispensed to children with select comorbidities.

 
Author(s): Stephen M Kissler et al
Kids and Carers  
Back

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support by:

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition

Evotec

JSS University





Technology Database

Display your AMR Technology, Product and Service

Suppliers and Users of Technologies, Products and Services benefit from CAPI.
CAPI (Continuous AMR Partnering Initiative) unites Suppliers and Users worldwide with the aim to add to the curbing of AMR.

Read more and make your own Technology Page >>
What is going on with AMR?
Stay tuned with remarkable global AMR news and developments!