Latest Updates on Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) initiatives

Clinical Associate Professor Susan M Benson1,2 1PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, J Block, Hospital Avenue, NEDLANDS WA 6009, susan.benson@health.wa.gov.au 2University of Western Australia   Accurate microbiological diagnosis of infection is a critical component of antimicrobial stewardship but is easily overlooked in...
  • November 7, 2019
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Moi Lin Ling1 1Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608. Email: ling.moi.lin@singhealth.com.sg Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) aim to achieve best clinical outcomes related to antibiotic use while minimizing toxicity and limiting the selective pressure on bacterial populations that drive the...
  • November 4, 2019
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Vicki McNeil1 1SA Health, Infection Control Service, CDC Branch, PO Box 6, Rundle Mall, SA 5000, Email:vicki.mcneil@sa.gov.au The National Antimicrobial Utilisation Surveillance Program (NAUSP) commenced in 2004 with 35 member hospitals, the majority from South Australia. The Program has expanded...
  • August 29, 2019
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