Use of microbiology tests in the era of increasing AMR rates– a multicentre hospital cohort study

This study showed that despite a large number of microbiology test orders, only a limited number of tests informed antibiotic treatment. To ensure that microbiology tests are used optimally, there is a need to review the utility of existing microbiology tests, test ordering practices and use of test results through a more targeted and overarching approach.

Article: Antimicrobial resistance & Infection Control 


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