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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 A, Newland J, Beekmann S, Polgreen P, et al. 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 A, Newland J, Beekmann S, Polgreen P, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 54, Issue 11
Pages
1677-8
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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