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Majority of physicians treated patient with at least 1 drug-resistant infection

63% of surveyed infectious disease physicians treated a patient with at least one drug-resistant infection in 2011. 56% believed those infections to be on the rise.

Hersh, Adam L., Jason G. Newland, Susan E. Beekmann, Philip M. Polgreen, and David N. Gilbert. Unmet Medical Need in Infectious Diseases. Clin Infect Dis. 2012; 54(11): 1677-8. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/11/1677.full

Reference

Title
Unmet Medical Need in Infectious Diseases
Publication
Clin Infect Dis
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Hersh, Adam L., Jason G. Newland, Susan E. Beekmann, Philip M. Polgreen, and David N. Gilbert
Volume & Issue
Volume 54, Issue 11
Pages
1677-8
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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